After several slow winter months, the Welland Canal, the Soo Locks, and the St Lawrence Seaway are all open again… and the river is full of boats!
Here’s the laker Philip R. Clarke passing the barge Metis as she approaches Ambassador Bridge.This old seaway class laker left Toledo today, bound for Escanaba. Seen here on the afternoon of March 26th, 2011 moving upstream in the Detroit River,
Philip R. Clarke’s Details
Draught: 7.8 m
Year Built: 1952
IMO: 5277062, MMSI: 366971350