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August 25, 2004

Compiled by George Wharton


Escanaba & Marquette, MI by Lee Rowe 8/22 & 24/04

Joseph L. Block departing Escanaba just before a rainstorm hit.

Armco on the south side of Marquette's loading dock.

Michipicoten loading on the north side of the dock.
Halifax Aground in the St. Clair River 8/06/04 by Wallaceburg Courier Press, Gord Bowes  (with thanks to Barry Hiscocks)

"A boater heads out for a closer look at Canada Steamship Lines' self-unloading freighter Halifax as it receives help from the tug  Wyoming after running aground at Fawn Island in the St. Clair River at Sombra."

Tugs working to free the Halifax, Wyoming on the starboard side and Manitou on the port side.

The tug Wyoming.

Different angle.
Tug Galen in Harrison Twp. (near Mount Clemens, MI) by Brian Williams

Port side.

Note the rivets showing on the hull.

Starboard side.

Stern showing rudder and propeller.
H.M.S. Bounty at the Soo Locks by Bonnie Barnes 8/24/04

Entering the Soo Locks.

Raised 21 feet, the Bounty casts off preparing to exit.

The sun finally comes out as the Bounty heads for Lake Superior.
St. Marys River recently by Jerry Masson

Private yacht Mystic heading towards the Soo (at Sailors' Encampment)


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