Working the Water

CCGS Griffon bringing the buoys out of the waters of the St. Lawrence today. One of the colder days we’ve had. CCGS Griffon is a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) High Endurance Multi-Tasked Vessel and Light Icebreaker stationed in Prescott, Ontario, Canada.[ The CCG classes her as a “High Endurance Multi-Tasked Vessel – Light Icebreaker”. Completed in 1970, Griffon is currently in active service. The ship provides icebreaking …

Old Man Island

Near Morristown, NY across from Brockville, Ontario caught my eye this morning with the rain, cloud and mists. Despite some effort could not find out much more about the island and where the name came from.