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Welland Canal Gathering October 15 - 17, 2004

Compiled by George Wharton

By Roger LeLievre:  The Ships

Federal Yoshino approaching Bridge 5 Friday afternoon.

Kwintebank outbound at Port Weller on Friday.

Le Levant downbound Friday.

Mljet upbound Friday.

Mljet stern view.

Onego Traveller below Lock 1 Friday evening.

John B. Aird heads for Lock 7 Saturday afternoon.

Algolake undergoes repairs at Port Colborne Saturday.

Tug Commodore Straits at the wharf in Port Colborne.

Tug Salvage Monarch at Port Colborne wharf.

Tug Seahound also at Port Colborne.
The Scrapyard Tour

Algogulf lifeboat looks lonely.

Anchor from the Algogulf.

Boat pars, assorted.

Bowthrusters for sale.

Fairleads and bollards await new homes.
The People

Alf Saigon-King and Barrett Strong,  longtime members of the Welland Canal Ship Society.

Al Hart, Alf Saigon-King and Jimmy Sprunt swap stories.

Al Hart.

Paul Beesley sells some of his photos.

Char is the friendly face behind the counter at the Lock 3 Center Gift Store.

Gerry O. fortifies himself before giving Saturday night's slide presentation.

Andy Greenlees sells raffle tickets.

Lee Rowe flanked by two of her boatnerd friends.

Lee Rowe displays some of her excellent Marquette photos.

Riverbear (Barry Hiscocks) and Jimmy Gallant during Saturday night's gathering.

Marc and Jill Vandermeulen dressed for the weather for the scrapyard tour.
By Dave Wobser

Algolake at Port Colborne.

Canadian Miner bow profile.

Stern view.

Cuyahoga loading at Wharf 12, Port Colborne.

Catherine Desgagnes downbound below Lock 1.


John B. Aird.

Le Levant downbound departing Lock 4 east.

Socol 6.

Stern view.

Boatnerd shoppers at the scrapyard.


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