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February 21 - 25, 2009


 
2-25 - Toledo Lay-up
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American Valor and H Lee White

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H Lee White and American Valor bows
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American Courage and American Integrity
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In the early morning Lake Erie Nessie was spotted by the coal dock in Toledo
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Lake Erie Nessie swimming  among the drift wood.

2-25 - Barge Great Lakes and tug Michigan in Traverse City -
Dan Hecko
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2-25 - Old pictures of the Welland Canal - 1942 -
Al Howard
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Homer bridge
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Guard gate
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Lock 4
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Main St. Bridge in Welland
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Gleneagles enters Lock 4
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Gleneagles raised in Lock 4
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Lock 7
     

2-24 - Historical Perspective - Don Boone
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Gleneagles after being rear ended. If you know the details of this accident please post to the Search board.
       

2-23 - Algosea in the Scotiadock II floating drydock at Halifax shipyard, sporting her new paint job -
Mac Mackay
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The drydock is the former General Georges P. Vanier, built by Canadian Vickers in 1964 and purchased by Halifax Shipyards in 1998. It arrived in Halifax in tow of Atlantic Cedar (now Reliance) and Atlantic Oak (i)
       

2-23 - Search & Rescue off Belle Isle Sunday afternoon -
Adrian Platts
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Detroit CG rescue helicopter drops a marker into the Detroit River over where the truck is located.
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DPD, DFD and specialist teams at the scene
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The CG rescue helicopter stays on station monitoring the truck's position
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A barge with two divers on board heads to the position of the truck to tow it back to shore.
 

2-23 - Historical Perspective -
Don Boone
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John B. Richards at Sarnia 1949, loading and unloading same time.
       

2-22 - Heritage Marine's tug Edward H in Duluth -
Pat Ojard
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The former tug Forney was purchased in October of 2007.
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It was repainted and renamed to honor my Grandfather who worked the Edna G for 35 years.
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The tug is used in Duluth Superior harbor for ship assist and ice breaking operations.
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2-22 - Samuel Risley tied up in Windsor -
Adrian Platts
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Samuel Risley was tied up in Windsor Saturday morning.
       
2-22 - Historical Perspective - Stanley Niedermeier.
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Tug Seneca docked at Mackinac Island June, 1954.
       

2-22 - Historical Perspective -
Don Boone
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Edward Y. Townsend Condemned at Canadian Soo 1967.
       

2-21 - Lay-up at Great Lakes Maritime Academy - Danny Hecko
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State of Michigan
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Northwestern
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41' Utility Boat
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Anchor Bay
 

2-21 - Port McNicoll and Vancouver -
Viktor Kaczkowski
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John O. McKellar July 1982 Port McNicoll.
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Lac Ste. Anne September 1982 Port McNicoll.
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John E. F. Misener April 1986 Port McNicoll having laid up since Dec. 1983, she would never run again.
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Carol Lake/Algocape February 1987 Port McNicoll. Acquired by Algoma in April 1986, over the '86-'87 winter she was renamed and her funnel repainted as seen here.
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Lake Winnipeg October 1978 Port McNicoll laid up during one of the many strikes that plagued the 1970's.
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Montcliffe Hall April 1986 Port McNicoll
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George M Carl July 1982 Port McNicoll
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Algocen (2) December 1982
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Atlantic Erie May 1988 Vancouver an unusual call into Vancouver for repairs to her boom
 

2-21 - Historical Perspective -
Don Boone
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City of St Ignace at Port Stanley 1926
       

2-21 - Historical Perspective - Cartiercliffe Hall arriving at Thunder Bay, Ontario after her cabin fire on June 5, 1979
- Tom Stewart
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From the Thunder Bay, ON newspaper Chronicle-Journal - June 07, 1979 - J. P. Fraser photo.
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Another photo by the C-J photographer J. P. Fraser.
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At the Richardson's Elevator - Thunder Bay, Ontario.   May, 2 1983 - Tom Stewart.
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July 9, 1978 J. Heintz photo from the Jimmy Sprunt Collection.

2-21 - S.S. United States in Philadelphia
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