Photo Gallery - Transient Boaters

5-29-09 Tom and Marge Ranoupo and friends of Kansas City, Mo stopped into Birdsong Resort & Marina for the night in their 25 ft. 1994 New Horizons boat.

April 12, 2009 - Jennifer Burnett of Columbia, TN stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina on her way back to Perryville Marina where she keeps her 24 ft. Bayliner Sailboat.

March 27, 2009 - Paul and Marty McGreer of Patriot, IN at Turtle Creek Harbor stopped in to visit Birdsong Resort and Marina and visit the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm and Museum in their 34 foot CHB named "Nit-noy".

January 3, 2009 - Eileen Manning and Amy Capitola of Minneapolis in their 2007 34 ft. Sea Ray boat coined "Partners in Time," stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina for the night on their way to Pickwick and then on to Wheeler Dam.

November 28, 2008 - Phillip and Wilma Quire of Hopkinsville, KY stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina for the night in their 41 ft. 1983 Chris Craft Commander 410 named "Miss Q" on their trip from their original homeport of Cadiz, KY and are headed to their new homeport in Tampa, FL.

November 25, 2008 MacArthur Family of Fort Pierce, FL bought their new boat named Pineapple Express in Nashville, TN and are headed back home and enjoying every minute of it.

October 17, 2008 - The Isbell Brothers of Greenville, SC stopped in for the night at Birdsong Resort and Marina on their way to Columbus, MS in their 34 ft. CHB boat named "Dream Seeker" from their homeport of Charleston, SC.

October 17, 2008 - James Ohalloran of Richmond, VA in his 55 ft. Custom Made boat titled "Miss Mary" stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina on his way South for the winter from his homeport of Morgan City, LA.

Robert and Lois Christopher of Newmanstown, PA in their 34 ft. boat named "Going There"; Jeanette and Charles Burke from Hudson, NH in their 36 ft. boat named "Highlander"; Flint and Leslie Firestone of Chapin, SC in their 44 ft. boat named "Grace Full"; Larry and Margie Ross of Vero Beach, FL in their 55 ft. boat named "Wanderin L and M" all stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina for the night on their Great Lakes Loop as members of the AGLCA: America's Great Loop Cruisers Association.

October 13, 2008 - Robert, Jeff and Jimmy of Skokie, IL in their 58 ft. boat named "Hakuna My Yacht AHH!"

October 11, 2008 - Chuck and Vickie Smith with their faithful dog Cricket aboard their 1988 - 45 ft. Californian boat named "Argosy".

October 10, 2008 - Carol and Tim Stein of Fort Lauderdale, FL along with their pets and Captain Richard

October 10, 2008 - Tom McGuire and his wife from Naperville, IL

Richard and Kathryn Freeborn of Clearlake, California stopped into Birdsong Marina

Scott and Wendy Drew of Clearlake Oak, California stopped into Birdsong Marina

September 21, 2008 Patty and Monte Beasley of Whittington, IL on their way to Knoxville, TN in their 1998 Adventure Craft called Turtle Tracks.

September 13, 2008 - T. Kinerk and wife in their 40 foot boat named "To Chen" stopped into Birdsong Marina for the night on their way to Pickwick Dam.

August 4, 2008 The German Family of Eads, TN they started at Riverstone and stopped in to visit the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm in their 57 ft. boat named "Melt With You II".

August 1, 2008 - Andrew Newton and family from Green Turtle Bay Marina in Grandrivers, KY stopped into Birdsong for the night on their way to Clifton, TN in their 34 ft. American Tug boat named Freedom.

August 1, 2008 - Kim Ketter of Makanda, IL stopped into Birdsong in his 44 ft. Gulfstar boat named Halcyon on his way to Clifton, TN.

August 1, 2008 - David Rittenhouse and his family stopped into Birdsong on their way to Clifton, TN in their 42 ft. Carver Boat named Da Ja Ri II.

July 3, 2008 - Bruce, Kayce and Faye Tanner of Columbia, TN visited the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm while on their boat having a fun day.

June 23, 2008 - Jay and Sandy Clark of Lake Cormorant, MS on their 27 ft. Sea Ray stopped in to Birdsong Marina for the night on their way to the Kentucky Dam.

May 11, 2008 - Steve Landreth and Bruce Trammel of Anna, IL stopped into Birdsong Resort and Marina for the night on their way back to Grand Rivers, in their 34 foot sailboat.

Steve and Bruces Sailboat

Some good old boys who helped Sue dock the 34 foot sailboat

May 6, 2008 - Vandy and Lisa Vandiver of Gunthersville, AL

November 8, 2007 - Doug and Marilyn Rankin

November 5, 2007 - David Evanczyk family and friends

October 28, 2007 Tim and Sandy Howard from La Porte, IN on their 32-1/2 ft. vessel Bodacious

October 26, 2007 Jerry and Linda Gibbs on their vessel Loophole

September 30, 2007 - Pat and Kevin Johnson from Alabama on Dixie Proper

September 29, 2007 - Pat and John Butts on Gypsy Time from Barrie ON, Canada

September 28, 2007 - Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schmeichel on Bacchus III

Recent visitors to Birdsong Resort and Marina

Sept. 10, 2007 - Mike and Brenda Byrd from Mt Juliet, TN

September 1, 2007 - Jeri Kirk and friends

August 26, 2007 - Russ and Sue Ingraham from Ohio

August 20, 2007 - Mr and Mrs. Raymond Matty - Hernando Beach, FL

August 15, 2007 - DH Mathews

August 13, 2007 - Chris, Helene, Margaret, Eileen Rosebery from Austria

July 30, 2007 - Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thomas from Cape Coral, FL in their 48 foot Signe

July 24, 2007 - Dennis Guthrie from Forth Lauderdale, FL in his 55 foot Island Boat - Giddy-Up

July 17, 2007 - Tom Hines and family from Burns Harbor, IN in their boat Laughter.

7-4-07 - Elmina and Ladd Jordan from Albany, GA in their 28 ft. boat The Parker.

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Duncan from Tupelo, MS visited Birdsong Resort and Marina on June 21, 2007 in their 28 ft. Adventure Craft boat named Clan Duncan.

J. David Ewing, Jennifer, Nick and Fuzzy Dog on the Last Stop from Pittsburgh, PA.

Bill, Maxine, Ruth, Ron, Louise and Tony from Huron, Ohio

John and Cassey Kzathwohl, Robert and Janet Bray, and Stu and Jan McFadden from Loudon Tennesee enjoyed a cruise down the Ternnessere River to Visit the Freshwater Pearl Farm and Museum. Pearl Farm Manager Don Nerren hosted the tour for the group.

Roger, Linnea, Amy, Wesley and DJ from St. Louis, MO. They visited Birdsong Resort and Marina for a wonderful day from their home port Grand Rivers in their Boat Wild Goose

Judy and Lou Shropshire accompanied by their cat Buddy, from Loudon, TN in their boat Bonnie Jean

Jan and Bill Tobler accompanied by their dog Toby, from Fort Loudon Marina in Lenoir City, TN.

November 2, 2006 The Rock Me Gently docked at Birdsong Resort November 2nd for a short visit on his way from Wabash, MN to Scottsboro, AL. On board this 27' boat was Marty Freibuger of St. Paul MN. Well here Marty visited Cody's for some BBQ.

November 2, 2006 The Between Assignments, docked at Birdsong Resort November 2nd for a short visit on their way to Mobile, AL. On board this 42" Jefferson was Jim Johnson and Benny from Indianapolis IN.

The Janie O docked at Birdsong Resort October 7th for a short visit to see the pearl farm and bought some pearls to take home with them. On board this 28' Searay was Jane and Tim Macierowski of Uncasville CT

The Stingray docked at Birdsong Resort for a short visit October 6th, 2006 on board this 19' Stingray was Ed and Mark Miller of Indianapolis IN

The Pamela Jane docked at Birdsong Resort for a short visit October 3rd, 2006 on board this 28' boat was Pamela, Sara and Will O'Grady of Hilton Head SC.

Sharon's Rose out of Wilmington, NC dock at Birdsong Resort September 30th, 2006 on the way to Florida on board the 65' Pacific Mariner was Bill and Sharon Kiehl of Olympia Fields, IL

The Sybaris visited Birdsong Resort September 30th, 2006 for an over night stay on board this 49' Grand Banks was Mike Huck from Merritt Island, FL.

John Poe from Austin TX aboard the Wonderlust visited Birdsong on September 29th, 2006

Doug and Joanie Tjomsland from St Joseph MN aboard the Uncle Dale joined us at Birdsong Resort September 29th, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Kent Black from Pottsboro, Texas onboard the Lone Star Lady

Tim and Michelle Smith from the Yucapia, CA stopped by on September 7, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ridderhush sailed into Birdsong Marina November 26, 2005 on their homemade 57' mono-hull sail boat named "CAL". The couple homeports in the Gulf of Mexico and resides in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Newt and Audrey McCullar took a journey along the Great Loop from their homeport in Mobile, AL to Panama City in the late fall of 2005. The couple pulled in on their 58' Hatteras named the "Roman Holiday" and stayed over at Birdsong from the 13th of November until after Thanksgiving before continuing along their way.

Jeff Kleinstiver and Cynthia Hobgood with their dog "Wiley," stayed over at Birdsong Resort, Marina and Campground October 30, 2005. The Charlotte, West VA couple was aboard a 28' Marinetta named "Mary Poppins" traveling by waterways from Maryland to Pensacola, FL.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Klinck on the Muskrat. The Klincks are from Ontario, Canada, but homeport in Barry's Bay in Ottawa, Canada. The couple visited Birdsong October 19, 2005

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Root on the TomCat from Drafton, Ohio, October 18, 2005

Ellen Balthazoe and friend on the Dulche from Fondulack, Wisconsin, October 16, 2005

Jason, Tanya and Austin Coldiron "The Coldiron Crew," lived on their boat for a year while their new house was being built. They were expecting a baby and during Tanya's 6-month maternity leave... the Coldirons returned to the "She's Moor" and began the adventure of "The Great Loop." The family pulled into Birdsong Marina on Sunday, September 25, 2005 on the final leg of their journey, Now working their way south through the Tennessee River then the Tombigbee Waterway, they are headed for home Pensacola, Florida. Tanya will return to work October 1 and Jason and Austin expect to complete the route on October 17, 2005.

Spencer Apple and Family on the Double Downs, from Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 26, 2005

September 23, 2003 two transient vessels cruised into Birdsong Marina while in route to Brandenton, FL. The "Ole Salt" - a 43' Gulfstar trawler from Henderson Harbor, NY - crewed by Captain Dave Brown and his wife, Polly; and "Aftica" - a 48' ft custom trawler - crewed by Captain Jack Spry and his wife, Pamela.

John and Judy Gill with Two J's, Hatboro, PA and Margaret and Howard Daniel with Marge's Barges, Willow Grove, PA. These 20-year companions traveling together stopped by Birdsong Resort, Marina and Campground at the 103.5 Friday, September 5, 2003 for an overnight stay along their journey. The couples are two vessels of over 700 making the trek of the Great American Loop this year.

Mr. and Mrs Young on their 1995 56 Ft. Fun Country houseboat leaving Birdsong Resort and Marina on 8/16/2003







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