Housing Commission officials say the onsite community center was designed to be "uber green" and was built with super-insulated panels, radiant-heat concrete flooring and other green features.

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A local power generating station was shut down for a day causing the reduced water level readings. Reported by: Marc Pich 08/28 On Sunday the French passenger vessel Le Levant sailed from Toronto to Windsor and points beyond. Le Levant has found herself a niche market here on the Great Lakes stopping at smaller out of the way ports and anchorages.

The downbound Canadian Miner and Lake Guardian went to anchor because of the eleven inch water level drop recorded on the lower pool in the Soo Harbor. She measures 99,88 metres in length and carries 95 passengers in luxurious comfort.

The Ann Arbor Housing Commission recently held a community open house and ribbon cutting following the completion of the $13.6 million development.

It's the latest in a series of Housing Commission properties to see renovations or redevelopment in recent years.

This event books most of the local charter boat fleet and brings a lot of small boat traffic to Toronto. The Alpena was not far behind also making its way into port to wait at the coal dock until the Townsend finished loading. Water was pumped into the dike (much like in the Locks) and the old dredge began to float. #2 and will be scrapped down to the hull which will be saved for use as a spud barge. Tug Roger Stahl walks past the other tugs nearing the finish line at this years race. Chief Officer Marcelo Alon co-ordinating the placement of the deck cooling hoses. Reported by: Zenith Tugboat Company On August 29, 1942, the A. On 29 August 1858, CANADA (3-mast wooden bark, 199', 758 t) was carrying a half million board feet of lumber to Chicago in bad weather when she settled just north of downtown Chicago. The yacht traveled upbound passing Detroit Wednesday evening as it headed for a Lake Huron Port. Starboard view with the larger of her tenders alongside. Saturn possibly her last transit in the Seaway, downbound above Cte Ste. Soon this table will be full of excited guests in anticipation of a gourmet meal ahead and an evening of fellowship.

Welders have been working on the bow of Seaway Queen preparing lugs for a towing bridle. Reported by: Lee Rowe 08/29 Thursday was an active day in port with three vessels coming in. The Reserve was backing out of the river and into the bay before 11 a.m. W Iglehart has been on Lake Michigan stopping at Chicago and Waukegan, IL. The bottom was then dredged to lake-level and the dike removed. After a lot of doubt over the condition of the dredge's hull, when the dirt was removed, it was revealed her hull was in mint condition with the draft marks still with perfect paint. In tug news, the 1910-built Tolsma Bay, a new arrival in the Duluth harbor, is being offered for sale by her new owners. These recent shots of the Oakglen are enough to make any Boatnerd cry when thinking about this going for scrap. The crew begin cooling the main deck to avoid excessive hogging. This is the same shipyard that constructed the Olympic Miracle type vessels. The next day during a salvage attempt, she blew southward, struck a bar off the old waterworks, broke her back, then broke up. August 29, 1998 - The BADGER was designated a spur route on the Lake Michigan Circle Tour. One of the Miller Ferry boat is passing just behind the stern. She was fully loaded for Quebec City when she experienced electrical problems which shut down her engine.

A large shore-based crane was working on the Queen on Thursday. The Reserve arrived in the early morning hours with a load of coal for the Louisiana Pacific plant. The Jacklyn M and barge Integrity were in port Wednesday evening and is delivering to Detroit and Toledo. She was advertised in a recent edition of Boats & Harbors. This was an old Zenith Dredge tug that began life as an excursion steamer. Marine Tech of Duluth is in Oswego, NY with their big tug to pick up a barge for delivery west. #2 along with the tugs Tolsma Bay, Houghton, Seneca and Essayons. Old discarded fire hoses are purposely slit at regular intervals to allow water to spray all over the place thus applying water over a larger deck surface area. Accommodation as viewed from the number 4 deck crane. She had been built in Canada in 1846 as a sidewheeler and was seized by the U. 08/28 Gaelic Tugboat Company's tug Roger Stahl has been sold to unnamed southern interests. Reported by: Bert Dopp 08/28 The Birchglen was disabled in the St. Dead in the water, Birchglen immediately dropped both forward anchors and tugs were called and they proceeded to the disabled vessel. the crew reported that they had restored power and were moving forward under their own power. Lambert Lock, there an inspection will be made and determine what caused the failure and see if further repairs are needed. CCGS Port Lambton fueling at the lower harbor marina.

Reported by: Art Church On August 31, 1977, the Walter J. (formerly Belle River) entered service, departing Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for Superior. Reported by: Robert Doyle 08/30 Mesabi Miner paid an unusual call to the BNSF ore dock on Friday. The 1600-HP Miss Laura is on her way home from Baltimore after under-going an engine rebuild. Tony Gozanksi (at the capstan controls), Engineer Butch Spindler and Deckhand Chris Gozanski are shortening the tow as the dredge comes along side. Indiana Harbor rests for repairs at Lakehead in Superior. The buyer's crew arrived in Detroit on Sunday and the tug departed Gaelic's yard about 6 a.m. The Birchglen was built in 1983 at the Govan Shipyards Scotland as the Canadian Marquis. Reported by: Lee Rowe 08/28 The Pathfinder - Dorothy Ann was inbound on the Saginaw River Tuesday morning passing through Downtown Bay City around a.m.

08/30 The retired laker Mapleglen will not depart Montreal for scrapping in India until at least Sept. The tug Seaways 2 will begin the long ocean haul after work making the tow ready for sea is complete. The railroad carfloats Pere Marquette 10, Roanoke, and Windsor are at the CSX Docks "Frog Pond" area. Anderson on Sunday afternoon, followed by the Algolake on Wednesday afternoon. Ford upbound the Maumee River from the Craig Bridge bound for the Huron Cement Dock to unload cement. She loaded grain at Harvest States in Superior, arriving early in the morning and departing in the early evening the same day. Slowly the vessel started quivering slightly from deck to keel and then with a mighty rush, slid sideways into the river. At noon on Saturday, the legendary warship will be joined by two Canadian navy minesweepers, HMCS Shawinigan and HMCS Glace Bay, the city's fire tug, Judge Mc Combs, and two police boats for a slow tour of the harbor from north to south before being moored permanently beside the new -million Marine Discovery Center. Tregurtha brought a load of coal to the Presque Isle power plant. Hon Edward Schreyer.(Mrs Lily Schreyer has been the sponsor of this vessel since launched as Sir John Franklin in 1979) The CCGS Amundsen will sail from Quebec City on September 8 for the Beaufort Sea on its first scientific icebreaking mission and will sail by King William Island , the exact location where Amundsen and his crew spent his first winter. The Canadian Provider approached bow first, secured the bow to the wharf and swung her stern around with the assistance of the Lac Como so that she would be facing out bow first.

Meanwhile, reports from Toronto indicate the retired Seaway Queen may be towed from Toronto to Montreal as soon as Sept. She has also been reported as sold to the same overseas shipbreakers as Mapleglen, Oakglen and Algosound. The next scheduled boats due into the CSX Docks to load coal will be the John G. The next scheduled ore boats due into the Torco Ore Docks will be the CSL Laurentien Saturday morning followed by the James Norris late Saturday evening. The next scheduled stone boats due into the Midwest Terminal Stone Dock will be the Algoway on Wednesday followed by the Canadian Navigator on Friday. The Frankcliffe Hall with the "G" tug Utah upbound the Maumee River from the Hi-level Bridge bound for one of the elevators to load grain. WILSON was christened August 30, 1973 at Bay Ship and completed her sea trials on September 6th. Her last visit to Duluth before this was in 1981 under the name Joseph X. Last December from the historic vessel was towed from Toronto to St. The Amundsen will spend a year in the Arctic for research purposes and will be frozen into the ice during the winter months. Reported by: Patricia Burgon 08/28 Atlantic Teak towing barge Pugwash loaded with containers from Valleyfield to Iqualuit, Aug. Atlantic Teak, a rare caller on the river off Verchres, Aug. OOCL Montreal showing her immense length (965 feet), downbound off Varennes from Montreal, Aug.

The new apartments range in size from one-bedroom units to five-bedroom units, and all have rent subsidies for low-income residents, while almost half of them are for people who were homeless, said Jennifer Hall, Housing Commission executive director.