Thorold lock, The Welland Canal is a ship canal in Canada that extends 42 km (26 mi) from Port Weller, Ontario, on Lake Ontario, to Port Colborne, Ontario, on Lake Erie. As a part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, this canal enables ships to ascend and descend the Niagara Escarpment and to bypass Niagara Falls. Approximately 40,000,000 tonnes of cargo are carried through the Welland Canal annually by a traffic of about 3,000 ocean and Great Lakes vessels.
This three-kilometre trail runs north until it ends at a stone seating area at the base of a small lighthouse in Port Weller. It's the northernmost portion of the Greater Niagara Circle Route and cyclists travelling the route have to make a short detour to get to the end of the spit. The trail is named after George Nicholson, former Niagara Region planner, avid cyclist and fervent Circle Route booster.
Clary Foran - Built as Coteaudoc at Whiteinch, Great Britain in 1929,She was renamed the Milverton when she was acquired by the Colonial Steamship Line. On September 24, 1947, she collided with the tanker Translake near Iroquois. The boat caught fire and grounded near Morrisburg, where she broke in two and sank claiming 12 lives. In 1949, the Milverton was raised and towed to Port Weller where she was refitted and renamed Clary Foran. She retired from service in 1962 under the name…
Author: Skip Gillham - This book is divided into 2 parts. The first 3 chapters include information on the development of the company. The second part of the book provides a brief history of each of the assigned hull numbers at the yard.
Launch of the Scott Misener – one of many over the years