Coal Ship Coming Into the Bay

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Below is some rare footage of a Coal Ship coming into Sodus Bay. The film was given to me by Liz Ekkebus, a long time resident of Sodus Point. The film was taken by her father Harold Avery circa 1958. This 31 second clip was taken on a day where the family was at the beach and a coal ship happened to come in while they were there. I am unable to identify the Coal Ship. It might have been the Fontana but many of the coal ships had the same basic appearance. If you can identify the ship please contact me at

The first clip is the original with no sound

The second clip is set to music….