Bill Von Sennet's Ship Watching Page

Ships Pictures January 1st 2017  thru /December 31st 2017

Ships Pictures January 1st 2016  thru December 31st 2016

Ships Pictures Jan 9th 2015 thru December 31st 2015


One of my favorite pictures.


Canada Steamship Lines “Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin” departing the Soo Locks enroute from

Nanticoke ON to Duluth MN to load iron ore passing Canada Steamship Lines “Thunder Bay”

Enroute from Superior WI to Nanticoke ON with a load of iron ore on January 14th 2017.

Credit Capt Jason Church.  The Soo Locks are scheduled to close at midnight on January 15th.


Where do I get my pictures?  I snap some of them using on-line wecams at:

Duluth MN             

Sault Ste Marie MI  

Sault Ste Marie MI 

Port Huron River Cam

Detroit River Watch

Thousand Islands - Clayton NY

I also copy pictures that are posted to St Lawrence River Ship Watchers facebook page.

Several Captains and crew members also post to their Facebook or Twitter accounts.

Much of my information comes from, and


Algoma Central Equinox Class

"Algoma Equinox" December 2013

"Algoma Harvester" July 2014

"G3 Marquis" January 2015  This ship is owned by G3 Canada Limited

but is managed by Algoma Central.


Canada Steamship Lines Trillium Class

Built by Chengyi Shipyard in Jiangsu China

"Baie St Paul" December 2012

"Baie Comeau' August 2013

"Thunder Bay" July 2013

"Whitefish Bay" July 2013

"CSL Welland" January 2015

"CSL St-Laurent" February 2015


FedNav Ltd C-Series

Federal Caribou  Built 2016

Federal Cedar  Built 2016

Federal Champlain Built 2016