Monday, 8 August 2016

Portland, Maine, USA. July 25, 2016

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The Cat passes Fort Gorges in Portland.
On the other side is Spring Point light and, in the background, Portland Head light.
The Cat gathers speed.
On the way to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

American Glory, appears to be in lay-up, at the bottom of the Fore River.

Baranee Naree works cargo at Sprague terminal.

Each grab is loaded into dump trucks; it took several days to unload using this method.


Grab heading down.  Below, one of the trucks waiting to receive a load.



Ladder to board the ship.  A bit of a climb, especially in rough sea conditions.


Mega Yacht Fountainhead anchored in Casco Bay.

Tenders tied up at the stern.

Flagged out foreign, as most of them are.

Anchor chain and Anchor Ball visible.



Ft Gaines, small vehicle ferry, being lifted out of the water at the floating drydock.

Maersk Katalin, frequent visitor, at low tide.

In background are Baranee Naree & Marguerita.


Marguerita working cargo in the Fore River.
She was christened the day before, in Portland.

View of the Fore River end of the harbor.
Another view of Spring Point light, Portland Head light and buoy #1.

Welland Canal Photos - August 1, 2016

 Thunder Bay waits above Lock 1 for the Calusa Coast to pass

 Calusa Coast and barge Delaware above Lock 1.

 Chain ready for towing if necessary.

 The tug, Calusa Coast

 Not a bad place to work.


 On the way to Lock 2.


 Hamilton Harbour Queen below Lock 2.

  Hamilton Harbour Queen downbound for Hamilton after spending the holiday weekend at Port Colborne's Canal Days celebration.

 Pointy end.

 On the way to Lock 1.