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Great Lakes Freighters

Rand Shackleton

Great Lakes Freighters

by Rand Shackleton

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Published by Thunder Bay Press (CA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & Video - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12185633M
    ISBN 101889043079
    ISBN 109781889043074

    - Explore DriftedArt's board "Freighters" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Great lakes ships, Great lakes and Boat pins.   The following recipes, used courtesy of author Paula K. McKenna, are from Ships of the Great Lakes Cookbook, a collection of more than recipes from the galleys of the great ships .

      The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Paradise, Michigan, estimates that 6, ships lives have been lost on the lakes. The gale of Novem , sank 11 ships on Lake Erie alone. The Mataafa Storm of sank or damaged 29 freighters, killed 36 seamen, and caused $ million in damages. Welcome Aboard. You've arrived at the digital home port of Marine Publishing Co.'s annual field guide Know Your Ships: Guide to Boats & Boatwatching on the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Seaway, marking its 61st year in Meant not only for those with a casual interest in the parade of nautical commerce that passes our shores, Know Your Ships. also has plenty to interest the more serious.

      SAULT STE. MARIE - The Great Lakes' two oldest freighters shared a special moment this week, passing each other at the Soo Locks. The U.S. Army Corps of . You may need to zoom in or out to view the freighters on the St. Marys River or the Great Lakes. Rest your cursor on the little green freighters to identify the name of the boat. 2. ESTIMATE: Use the map below to compare with the live This will help you know when big boats will be in view.


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Great Lakes Freighters by Rand Shackleton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Freighters of Manitowoc: The Story of Great Lakes Freight Carrying Vessels Built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mickey Haydamacker spent his youth as a deckhand sailing on the freighters of the Great Lakes. During the and '63 seasons Nelson sailed five different Interlake Steamship Company ore boats.

He later went on to become an arson expert with the Michigan State Police, retiring with Great Lakes Freighters book rank of Detective Sergeant/5(16).

The book opens with facts about each of the Great Lakes. Chapters include [1] Introduction to Tall Ships [2] Introduction to Freighters [3] Introduction to Coast Guard [4] Introduction to Passenger Vessels [5] Introduction to Retired Ships [6] Introduction to Special Faces of the Great Lakes/5(8).

Sea Stories: True Adventures of Great Lakes Freighter Captain, Richard Metz Richard Metz. out of 5 stars 5. Kindle Edition. $ Lake Effect: A Deckhand's Journey on the Great Lakes Freighters Richard Hill.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Inland Steel Fleet: - /5(16). About the Author Mickey Haydamacker spent his youth as a deckhand sailing on the freighters of the Great Lakes.

During the and '63 seasons Nelson sailed five different Interlake Steamship Company ore boats. He later went on to become an arson expert with the Michigan State Police, retiring with the rank of Detective Sergeant/5(16). With writer Alan D. Millar, Haydamacker has shared his early adventures in a new memoir, Deck Hand: Life on Freighters of the Great Lakes.

It’s an immensely likeable story told as if Mickey were sharing a beer with you in one of the dives he visited in many lake ports/5. "Great Lakes Freighters" By Peter Francis Groh.

This book features photos taken by Peter Francis Groh over the years and compiles them in a coffee table-style book. Some photos include the C.T.C. No.1 in South Chicago and the John Sherwin. This book is the culmination of five years of boat chasing and its pages are filled with the author's passion for both the Great Lakes and its boats.

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is an engaging, vitally important work of science journalism. Eva Holland - The Globe and Mail. This book feels urgent to policymakers and laypersons alike. Kerri Arsenault - Literary Hub. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes reads like a mystery Egan knows how to pare a story to its most /5(6).

Win a Trip on a Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes, Inc. freighter Winner: Chris Cope of Cedar Rapids, MI. Drawing Win a Trip on a Lower Lakes vessel Winner: James Bankson Ticket purchased through this web site Drawing Novem Win a Trip on an Interlake Steamship vessel Drawing September 8, Chet E.

of Oshkosh, Wis. Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping Web Page, the Online source for Great Lakes commercial shipping information. Updated daily site features Vessel Passages from around the Lakes and Seaway, extensive Photo Galleries, Facts and Figures, up to the minute News, Where to Buy, Calendar of Events, comprehensive list of Links and much more.Steel industry jobs with ties to Great Lakes freighters.

$ billion: Savings realized annually by industries that use Great Lakes freighters instead of trucks or trains to move cargo.

miles: Distance a Great Lakes freighter can carry one ton of cargo on one gallon of fuel. Featured Vessel. Laura L. Van Enkevort & Joseph H. Thompson entering the Poe Lock downbound at the Soo, Sept.

9, (Roger LeLievre) All information verified with "Know Your Ships" the annual guide to boatwatching on the Great Lakes. ALVIN CLARK was a wooden Great Lakes lumber-carrying sailing vessel.

Constructed in in Truago, near Trenton, Michigan in the Detroit area, CLARK was registered at ft. 8 in. long, 25 ft. 4 in. breadth, depth of 9 ft., & tons.

Not exactly a schooner, but instead a "brigantine", an early type of Lakes sailing vessel. Fan of Great Lakes freighters join here for the latest shipping news!, read rules, main thing is don't annoy mods and admins, the admins and mods are, Preston Smith, Greg Farmer,Ethan Rentschler,and.

Know Your Ships offers everything ship fans need to know about the freighters, tankers, tugs, barges, salties, passenger ships, international visitors and other vessels in regular Great Lakes and St.

Lawrence Seaway, including owner and port of registry, year and shipyard where built, length, beam, depth, cargo capacity and former names, type. The Ultimate list of 1, Foot Freighters on the Great Lakes Edwin H. Gott. With an engine capable of produc horsepower, the Gott is the most powerful freighter on the Paul R.

Tregurtha. Paul R. Tregurtha – Sporting the title “the Queen of the Lakes” for being the largest freighter. Find great lakes freighters from a vast selection of Books. Get great deals on eBay. I spent a summer as a crew member on an iron ore carrier working the Great Lakes. Just living on that great lumbering vessel was a fascinating experience that I often reflect on.

And believe me, you will eat well on a freighter. The most important person on board ship is the ship’s cook. Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Great Lakes Digital Libraries digital collection.

Walk through Sulzer 6RD76 hp @ rpm full speed. Any questions post a time, I'll try to answer. Inland Expressions is a book publisher based in Clinton Township Michigan.

We publish unique content in our books for all ages. Our subjects cover the Great Lakes Region, freighters, Michigan, Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and more. Our book selection is constantly growing.Live Ship Tracking.

This page provides live tracking of ships on Northern Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. The location data for these ships is currently coming from a receiver at my house, but I hope to move that up to the Stutsmanville repeater site sometime soon to improve coverage.That admiration turned into motivation to write “Sailing into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them,” a book about the history of 20th century Great Lakes freighters.

“It’s something that’s always interested me, watching the Great Lakes freighters at work,” Boles said.