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Day’s Run – 2 July 2019

A very early start to the day indeed, with the pilot arriving at 3:30 (yes – 3:30 a.m.). We departed our berth at Toronto for Port Weller at 0408 and at 1230 we entered the locks – here is the ship’s time log of our passage through the locks:

1230: Enter Lock 1. 1305 exit.

1329: Enter Lock 2. 1403 exit.

1451: Enter Lock 3. 1530 exit.

1605: Enter Lock 4. 1657 exit.

1659: Enter Lock 5. 1740 exit.

1742: Enter Lock 6. 1820 exit.

1840: Enter Lock 7. Pilot exchange. 1923 depart.

2223: Enter Lock 8. Walk-through. 2241 exit.

2310: Exit Welland Canal. 

0017 03 July 2019, anchored in 50 feet.

Captains’ Comments: It was a very long day with little opportunity to rest. Tomorrow we will do light work until lunch (undo canal prep and some spot painting), then spend the afternoon with training.  We will have fun, as the next day is set to be another marathon day.

Position: 42 deg 51 min N / 79 deg 10 min W, Nickel Beach, Port Colborne.

Weather: Overcast and misty. Still. Forecast for light to moderate Southwesterly winds and late showers.

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