Herbert C. Jackson arrived this morning with a load of limestone from Port Inland, MI, for the Verplank’s Lakeside Dock. She was done unloading and departed late afternoon.
John J. Boland arrived mid afternoon with a load of aggressive from Port Inland for the Verplank Cobb Dock.
H. Lee White came in just after midnight on Thursday morning with stone from Meldrum Bay for delivery to the Mart Dock. Wilfred Sykes arrived around 6:30 in the morning, and unloaded slag at the Verplank Lakeside Dock. The White departed around 11 AM, and the Sykes was outbound 13:45. Barbara Andrie also left port at 1:15 AM for Ludington.
Hon. James L. Oberstar anchored north of the channel in Lake Michigan around mid day to seek shelter from the weather. The strong east winds made the lake a bit unpleasant further out from shore. The Oberstar remained at anchor as of 2100.
John J. Boland came in with a load of aggregate for the Verplank Cobb Dock early on Saturday morning, just after midnight. She was done unloading and had her boom stowed before noon, but remained at the dock into the evening. She was still at the dock as of 23:30.
Meredith Ashton departed temporary layup at the Ashton Marine Dock headed for Manitowoc, WI, likely to load large boulders for shoreline work. Karen Andrie / Endeavour also left layup at the Verplank Cobb Dock, bound for Indiana Harbor on their first trip of the 2021 season.
Herbert C. Jackson arrived early afternoon with a load of stone from Meldrum Bay for delivery to the Verplank’s Lakeside Dock. She unloaded and departed in the late evening.
Alpena made a trip in to Muskegon mid-afternoon with a load of cement for the Lafarge terminal. She departed early in the morning on Sunday.
Algoma Innovator arrived mid-afternoon with a load of road salt from Goderich, ON, for the Verplank’s Salt Dock. This is her second delivery of salt in the past two weeks.
Herbert C. Jackson brought in a split load of limestone from Port Inland today. She unload a portion of her cargo at the Verplank Lakeside Dock prior to departing for Ferrysburg in Grand Haven to unload the remainder of her cargo. This is an usual run for her, as usually her fleetmate Kaye E. Barker does the Port Inland-Muskegon-Ferrysburg limestone run.