The Algosteel is seen in this photograph transiting downbound in the Welland Canal during the evening hours of June 13, 1990. At the time this picture was taken she was sailing northbound in the canal and was nearing the approach wall above lock 2 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.


The self-unloader bulk carrier Algosteel is seen in this photograph while she was sailing inbound for Toledo in Maumee Bay during June of 2001. She sailed previously as A.S. Glossbrenner and Algogulf (1).

The Algosteel's self-unloading equipment consists of a two belt gravity system with 2 loop belt elevators feeding a 250 foot discharge boom that can rotate 90 degrees to port or starboard. It has a designed discharge rate of up to 5440 tons per hour.