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Cargoes on the Great Lakes

Marie McPhedran

Cargoes on the Great Lakes

by Marie McPhedran

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipping

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Marie McPhedran ; illustrations by Dorothy Ivens
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26563288M

      The book Third Coast Atlas seeks to illuminate the Great Lakes—America’s “third coast”—through maps, plans, photos, and more. The Great Lakes: the vessels that plough them, their owners, their sailors, and their cargoes: together with a brief history of our inland seas by Curwood, James Oliver,

    Steamboats and Sailors of the Great Lakes is the most thorough and factual study of the Great Lakes shipping industry written this century. Author Mark L. Thompson tells the fascinating story of the world's most efficient bulk transportation system, describing the Great Lakes freighters, the cargoes of the great ships,and the men and women who.   A cargo ship sails from the Atlantic Ocean into the St. Lawrence River in Canada. International cargoes on the Great Lakes system are up this year.

    The Great Lakes Books book series by multiple authors includes books A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters (Great Lakes Books), John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance in the Early Republic, Windjammers: Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors (Music of the Great Lakes. Great Lakes - some which have as few as four staff. Its cost ($55,) is beyond the budgetary resources of many Great Lakes port authorities. For these reasons, only one Great Lakes port has participated in the program to date. This project seeks to address the need for .


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On average, over million net tons of cargo are moved each year on the Great Lakes in the holds of a vast fleet of steel ships. From the western end of Lake Superior, to the shallow, emerald-colored waters of Lake Erie, ships arrive and depart at all hours amid a landscape of dirt-laden mill buildings, smoke streaked skies, and vast fields of coal and iron ore pellets.5/5(6).

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) today reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $ million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $ Additional Physical Format: Online version: McPhedran, Marie.

Cargoes on the Great Lakes. Toronto: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. An essential book for anyone interested in the history of Great Lakes shipping. This classic tome belongs on the bookshelf of anyone and everyone with an interest in Great Lakes freighters and vessels and in the origin and functioning of the Great Lakes shipping trade.

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Cargoes on the Great Lakes. McPhedran, Marie. Published by The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada () Used. Quantity Available: 1. The Great Lakes: The Vessels that Plough Them, Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes: Together with a Brief History of Our Inland Seas () - Kindle edition by Curwood, James Oliver.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Great Lakes: The Vessels that Plough Reviews: 8. Lake freighters, or lakers, are bulk carrier vessels that ply the Great Lakes of North America.

These vessels are traditionally called boats, although classified as ships. Since the late 19th century, lakers have carried bulk cargoes of materials such as limestone, iron ore, grain, coal, or salt from the mines and fields of the upper Great Lakes to the populous industrial areas farther east.

Primary Great Lakes-Seaway cargoes include: Iron Ore – the primary ingredient in steel making, iron ore is mined in northern Minnesota, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and in eastern Quebec. From the mine, ore is transported by rail to nearby ports and shipped to steel mills in Northwest Indiana, Detroit, Cleveland, and Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. Kimmerer’s book doesn’t take place directly on the Great Lakes, but her voice is vital to the understanding of the Region. First, she is a member of the Potawatomi Citizen Nation, which speaks Anishinaabe, the first language of the Great Lakes. She is also a scientist who specializes in moss, swamps, and plants.

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Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Like many of the ships on the Great Lakes, it has had its share of collisions with other boats. When the Calloway struck the B.F. Jones in the St.

Mary's River in. International cargoes on the Great Lakes to ports like the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor and Port of Chicago have fallen 8% during the pandemic, to about million tons through the. On average, over million net tons of cargo are moved each year on the Great Lakes in the holds of a vast fleet of steel ships.

From the western end of Lake Superior, to the shallow, emerald-colored waters of Lake Erie, ships arrive and depart at all hours amid a landscape of dirt-laden mill buildings, smoke streaked skies, and vast fields of coal and iron ore pellets/5. The Great Lakes Red Book Snippet view - The Great Lakes Red Book ferry Fleet floating George Hamilton Hannah Harbor hull Huron Imperial Islander Isle James John Joseph LAKES LIMITED LINE Luedtke M=Multi-Cargoes machine Manager Marie Marine Market McAllister Michigan Milwaukee Montreal mv-Motor Vessel o-Oil Office Ohio Ontario Canada.

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The Great Lakes Books Series specializes in books of regional interest and importance to Michigan and the entire Great Lakes region. Inaugurated in to honor Michigan's sesquicentennial, the series currently includes titles on Michigan and regional history, the Upper Peninsula, military history, the Great Lakes and maritime history.

Egan’s book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." —Robert Moor, New York Times Book ReviewThe Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior—hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans.

8 hours ago  The demand for grain helps offset downturns among many other products, like coal, steel and iron ore, which have brought the overall amount of cargo shipped on the Great Lakes. Shipping While all types of cargo are transported on the Great Lakes-Seaway system, bulk cargo dominates commercial shipping in the region.

Transportation of these cargoes serve the region’s farmers and manufacturers. Other cargoes include break bulk, containerized and project cargo. Bulk cargo includes products that are loose and unpackaged, such as grain, sand, or.

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