Monday, April 12, 2021

Saginaw River Passage - April 12 - Part III

Late afternoon on April 12th saw the arrival of H. Lee White, sporting the stack colors of Lower Lakes/Grand River for the first time on the Saginaw River.  H. Lee White called on the Port Fisher/Bay Aggregates Dock in Bay City to unload.

Saginaw River Passage - April 12 - Part II

BBC Oregon was inbound on the Saginaw River, calling on the Port Fisher Dock in Bay City to unload wind turbine components.  She was assisted in turning around on the river and to the dock by the Malcolm Marine, Inc. tug Manitou.

Saginaw River Passage - April 12th

Algoma Innovator departing the North Star Fertilizer Dock and turning in the Essexville Basin. She had arrived after midnight and unloaded overnight. April 12, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Saginaw River Passage - April 8th

Herbert C. Jackson outbound on the Saginaw River after unloading overnight at the Wirt Stone Dock in Saginaw.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Saginaw River Passage - April 7th

The Herbert C. Jackson opened the 2021 shipping season on the Saginaw River, arriving Wednesday evening, April 7th, with a split cargo for the Wirt Stone docks in Bay City and Saginaw. The start of the season was 20 days later than last year, when the tug Spartan and tank barge, Spartan II arrived on March 18th.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Saginaw River Images - The Boats of the Bay City Boat Lines

These beautiful ladies are near and dear to my heart, as I have had the honor to be a crewmember for the past 11 seasons. The Princess Wenonah and Islander each have a rich history on the water and have now been working on the Saginaw River for over 20 years!