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Photographer:Jeff Thoreson [View profile]Title:PRESQUE ISLEAdded:Apr 08, 2005
Photo Category: Great Lakes (Tugs & Barges)
Tug Presque Isle, outbound Erie without its barge, 3 July 2004 at 1030 hours. The tug was on its way to Port Weller Dry Docks for repairs. To get there, it had to transit the Welland Canal, and its barge is too large to fit through the canal, so it was left at Erie.
Vessel Identification
Name:Presque Isle
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:1,578 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Duluth Mn
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1973
AIS Information
Last known position:
47°0’13.08” N, 91°40’1.42” W
Speed, course (heading):
6.2kts, 102° (87°)
Location:Two Harbors
Arrival:6th Jan 2018
23:30:40 UTC
Last update:
2 months 10 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 December 31st, 13:00:18 UTCSuperior
2018 January 6th, 23:30:40 UTCTwo Harbors
2017 December 7th, 10:00:06 UTCTwo Harbors
2017 November 27th, 23:00:44 UTCGary
2017 November 23rd, 20:00:35 UTCBn
2017 November 16th, 20:00:07 UTCTwo Harbors
2017 June 4th, 13:00:24 UTCZug
2017 June 1st, 04:15:00 UTCTwo Harbors
2017 May 29th, 06:00:27 UTCGary
2017 May 25th, 03:00:35 UTCSuperior
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Photo Comments (4)

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Jeff Thoreson on Apr 08, 2005 01:28 (12 years ago)
Thanks Kent!
Kent Malo on Apr 08, 2005 01:18 (12 years ago)
I have to admit that one great photo, you can almost say "she was posing for you"
Jeff Thoreson on Apr 08, 2005 01:12 (12 years ago)
Can't imagine she would be pleased with all the wasted time. I've managed to be lucky; this wass the second time I'd seen her out of the notch since 2000. And both times were in Erie.

For the lack of boats I otherwise see here (the Cornelius and Boland, mainly), I get extremely lucky once in a while.

Thanks for the comments about the photos!
Matt Ruscher on Apr 08, 2005 01:04 (12 years ago)
excellent shot jeff, love to see her out of the notch. i always miss her when she does though, one day i was at the canal when she was going through and drovethe whole thing and still missed her since the seaway info was wrong, it was a nice waste of gas and time, my fiancee wasnt too pleased either :(
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