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September 9, 2008


9/9 - Sturgeon Bay traffic - Scott Best
Friday the Basic Marine tugs Erika Kobasic and the newly refurbished tug Nickelena passed through the Sturgeon Bay Ship canal enroute back to Marinette, after delivering a tow of US Navy INLS barges to the Chicago area. By mid-afternoon were docked in Menominee awaiting the next tow of INLS barges.

Tug Nickelena leads the Erika Kobasic down the Ship Canal.

Erika Kobasic close up


Passing near Michigan St. Bridge.

Stern view


9/9 - Grand Mariner in the Erie Canal at Rexford, NY - Dave Feiden





9/9 - Welland Canal traffic - Bill Bird

J. W. Shelley approaching Glendale Avenue bridge

Stern view

Keizerborg leaving Lock One headed to Lake Ontario

Keizerborg being chased by pilot boat Juleen 1 for pilot change.

Algoport moving into Lock One to take place of Keizerborg

USCG buoy tender Alder moves up the wall in Port Weller harbor.

9/9 - St Lawrence Seaway South Shore Canal - Kent Malo


HMCS Charlottetown up bound in the St Lawrence Seaway behind the Water Drum at Kahnawake Mohawk Territorial Land.  Next port of call Cleveland.

Tim S Dool unloading coal from Chicago by the clamshell at Cote Ste. Catherine wharf above the lock in the Seaway South shore canal.

9/9 - Welland Canal traffic- Michel Gosselin

Nordic Helsinki heading toward Lock 1

SCL Bern tied up above Lock 7

Itasca heading toward Lock 1

Steadfast heading toward Lock 1

Algoma Spirit approaching Bridge 11

Clifford II above Lock 7

Blue moon above Lock 7

Sandra Graham in Port Colborne

Sichem Challenge

CV-9 in Lock 3 with tender

9/9 - Marquette visitors - Lee Rowe

James L Kuber at the dock unloading stone


Pathfinder loading ore

Pathfinder departing, Michipicoten arriving


9/9 - Detroit River scenes - Mike Nicholls

Calumet at Sterling Fuels in Windsor.

Calumet stern

Grande Mariner at Bishop Park in Wyandotte

Downbound tug Kurt R. Luedtke with the Everlast and Norman McLeod in the background, passing River Rouge.

Kurt R. Luedtke


9/9 - Calumet unloading coal in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain


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