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Thanks to Marc Piché 2

Thanks to Marc, I offer this post that could also be called Océan Blue 7. Arranged chronologically, these photos nicely show the intrusion of ice on the Saint Lawrence. Starting on October 12, 2017, it would be t-shirt weather on Ocean Duga taken in port of Sorel-Tracy.  Duga (4000 hp from 2 Wichman 7-cylinder engines) […]

Thanks to Marc Piché

Marc Piché has photos of St. Lawrence shipping in all seasons, and truth be told, I haven’t had time to look through all these 22,000 + shots, but I will. Ocean A. Simard recently assisted in getting the last ships out of the Seaway before the end of the season. Ocean Echo II has appeared […]

Government Boats 52

. .  . starting with Canadian government boats, Coast Guard vessels and CCGS-to-be.  Tor Viking is the Davie Shipyard near Quebec City in Lévis, where she’ll be transformed into CCGS Vincent Massey,  a medium class icebreaker, following the wakes of sister ships into CCGS Molly Kool and CCGS Jean Goodwill.  Another CCGS, Sir Wilfred Grenfell, recently left […]

Government Boats 46

Some government boats have jet drives.  In this post from early September 2014, the smaller vessel had jet drive, whereas the larger one–propellers, although I can find no info about , eg, their diameter. The other day in the East River I encountered FDNY’s newest (?) vessel, William M. Feehan.  Click here for Feehan‘s dedication […]