Wednesday, October 22, 2014

MANITOWOC Visit on October 8

Below are images of MANITOWOC arriving with stone on October 8. MANITOWOC unloaded at the Mountfort Terminal and departed at 0500 on October 9 after waiting on wind at the dock.

MANITOWOC inbound at the buoys.

Another view.

Approaching the piers.

Stern view.

MANITOWOC approaches the Old Ore Dock.

Letting a man go over the side.

Swinging the boom out.

Against a dramatic sky with the J.S. St. JOHN in the foreground.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


JOHN J. BOLAND arrived in Erie at 0130 on Thursday morning and docked at the Old Ore Dock to unload a cargo of stone. BOLAND backed away from the Ore Dock around 1000 hours, turned in Presque Isle Bay and departed for Ashtabula to load a cargo of coal for Serpent Harbour, Ontario.

MANITOWOC is expected in Erie at 0730 on Wednesday morning with a cargo of stone.

BOLAND unloading at the Old Ore Dock.

A section of the new tank barge in the drydock at Donjon.

Another view of the BOLAND.

Backing into Erie harbor. The Erie Fire Department is testing their hoses at the Mountfort Terminal in the foreground.


Headed outbound.

Note the anchor partially down after assisting the ship in it's turn.

Another view of the BOLAND.

Close up of the anchor.

Stern view as the BOLAND heads out.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


MANITOWOC arrived in Erie this morning around 0100 and docked at the Mountfort Terminal to unload salt from Fairport Harbor. MANITOWOC departed around 0615 bound for Fairport Harbor to load another salt cargo.

JOHN J. BOLAND, laden with stone, is expected in Erie at around 0200 Thursday.