Grand Haven received three cargoes in the past week: two by the Kaye E. Barker and one by the Wilfred Sykes.
The port of Grand Haven saw the arrival of four vessels this past week.
The barge was originally a C4 ocean-going cargo carrier named Marine Robin. It was built in 1944. It was active in World War II and sailed across the Atlantic several times.
This was the Calumet’s second visit of the season.
Captain reads column, invites Ships Log author to tour freighter.
On the afternoon of July 31, Central Marine Logistics self-unloading steamship Wilfred Sykes arrived in port and traveled up the Grand River to Meekhof’s D&M to unload a cargo of slag.
Pere Marquette Shipping’s articulated tug/barge Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41 arrived early last Wednesday morning with a load of aggregate lime for the Verplank dock in Ferrysburg.
The Saginaw unloaded a cargo of trap rock from Bruce Mines, Ontario.
Last Wednesday evening, Grand River Navigation’s self-unloading motor vessel Calumet arrived with a load of asphalt sand for the Verplank dock in Ferrysburg.
Last week, Algoma Central Corp.’s Algorail was towed from Goderich, Ontario, on its way to a scrapyard in Port Colborne, Ontario, by McKeil Marine’s tug Tim McKeil.
Action in our port this past week started with the arrival of the Interlake Steamship Co.’s self-unloading motor vessel Herbert C. Jackson early the morning of June 27.
Two American vessels and two Canadian ships called on Grand Haven since last week’s article.
Grand Haven just saw the arrival of one vessel last week, the Wilfred Sykes.
First was the arrival of Central Marine Logistics’ self-unloading steamship Wilfred Sykes on June 7.
This past week, we welcomed two vessels to port that fly the maple leaf off their stern.