Additional Marine News

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The Editor's Notebook
Marine News
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Ship of the Month No. 61 BRULIN
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Additional Marine News
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CANADIAN OLYMPIC left the shipyard at Port Weller on her maiden voyage shortly after midnight on November 28. She headed up the canal and cleared Port Colborne at about 10:00 a.m. the same day.

ALGOSEA, her conversion for lake service completed, left Port Colborne on November 20 bound for Goderich to load salt. She made her first trip downbound through the Welland Canal on November 27th.

The new cabin structure that PIERSON DAUGHTERS will receive is a brand new pilothouse which is now being prefabricated by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd. As the boat makes her last canal passage this fall, the cabin will be placed on her deck and she will carry it to Toronto where she will lay up with storage grain. The new pilothouse will be installed during the winter. -- CHICAGO TRADER, which laid up during October, was observed in drydock at Toledo on November 9, so it looks as if she has been given her inspection. -- IRVING S. OLDS grounded in the Detroit River near Amherstburg on November 27. She was lightered by McQueen Marine's T. F. NEWMAN and the four G-tugs from Detroit pulled her free during the evening.

As of November 30, JOHN SHERWIN was aground on Escanaba Shoal and the Columbia craneship BUCKEYE was being sent to lighter her. Tugs were not immediately available to render assistance.

The salty OCEAN SOVEREIGN lost control and struck a lock wall on the upper level at the Soo on November 13. disabling her rudder. To get her out of the Seaway before closing, she was towed down the lakes by WILFRED M. COHEN, JOHN ROEN V, JOHN PURVES and JOHN McLEAN. Despite heavy weather, they had her in Port Colborne on November 30. Other tugs were to do the rest.



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