2014 Northern Michigan Trip
Capt. Henry Jackman passes through the
Poe Lock
June 27, 2014

Day 1: Mackinaw City
Day 2: Pictured Rocks, Munising Waterfalls, Lighthouse Cruise
Day 3: Soo Locks Engineers Day, Mackinac Island
Day 4: Mackinac Bike Tour, Carriage Tour, Grand Hotel Evening
Day 5: Fort Mackinac, Fort Michilimackinac
Day 6: Mackinac Mill Creek Park
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Capt. Henry Jackman approaches the Soo Locks
Capt. Henry Jackman, International Bridge
Capt. Henry Jackman approaches the Poe Lock after passing under the International Bridge

Friday (continued)

These photos follow the 730' Great Lakes self unloading bulk carrier Capt. Henry Jackman through the Poe Lock on its way from Lake Superior to Lake Huron, though the St. Mary's River. The Capt. Henry Jackman is home ported in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and sails under the management of Algoma Central Corporation. Capt. Henry Jackman was built in 1981 at Collingwood Shipyards in Collingwood, Ontario.

Capt. Henry Jackman entering the Poe Lock

Capt. Henry Jackman being lowered 21 feet.


Capt. Henry Jackman pulling out of the Poe Lock
Capt. Henry Jackman pulling out of the Poe Lock.

Freighter Capt. Henry Jackman in the Soo Locks
The Capt. Henry Jackman can carry up to 30,924 metric tons of deadweight cargo in 6 holds which are covered by 17 hatches.

Capt. Henry Jackman self unloading equipment
self unloading equipment


The Capt. Henry Jackman has a single belt gravity system with single loop belt and a 260' discharge boom.
Its designed discharge rate is up to 5,440 metric tons/hour.





Capt. Henry Jackman - Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Capt. Henry Jackman pulling into the St. Mary's River.

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