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March 1 - 5 2009


 
3-5 - Historical Perspectives - Carferry Viking taken at Manitowoc in February 1968 - Dick Sheehy
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Viking's Mustache
       

3-4 - Historical Perspectives -
B.F. Affleck Duluth 1985 waiting for scrap - Duane Holsen
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3-4 - Historical Perspectives -
William G. Mather launch - Don Boone
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 Built Ecorse, Mich. 1905.  One of the first Lake boats built with 60 foot beam.
       

3-3 - Menominee & Marinette Lay-up March 1 - Danny Hecko
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K&K Fleet
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William H. Donner
     

3-3 - Algonova in Toledo Feb. 26-
Bob Vincent
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Algonova coming into Toledo by coal dock
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Getting a little help from a Great Lakes Tug.
     

3-3 - Historical Perspectives - Ann Arbor Car Ferry -
John Frankhouse
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Picture is labeled Green Bay, if you can confirm which carferry this is please post to the Information Search page.
       

3-2 - Sarnia Lay-up -
Matt Miner
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Algowood & Peter R. Cresswell in the North Slip
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Atlantic Erie & Paul J. Martin in the North Slip
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Algoway at the Sydney Smith dock with unloader work
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Algoway & Alogsar at the Sidney Smith dock
 
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Cuyahoga, Paul J. Martin, Atlantic Erie
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Mississagi & Ojibway at the Gov't Dock
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Griffon departing and heading downbound
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Manitowoc & Cuyahoga at Cargil
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Bramble at the Seaway Terminal in Port Huron

3-2 - Sturgeon Bay Lay Up -
- Danny Hecko
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Buffalo in Drydock
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American Century and Buffalo
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Onboard the Philip R. Clarke looking at the Wilfred Sykes
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Pilothouse of the Joseph L. Block
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View of Bay Ship from the Pilothouse of the Joseph L. Block
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Wilfred Sykes and Philip R. Clarke from the Joseph L. Block
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Sam Laud from the deck of the Arthur M. Anderson
     

3-2 - Federal Leda departing Sorel-Tracy
for Contrecoeur with the help of the tugs André H. and Duga on Sunday. - René Beauchamp
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3-2 - Historical Perspectives - Edward Y. Townsend -
Tom Manse Photos
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Tied up at the Carbide Dock in Sault Ste. Marie Nov. 30, 1966 awaiting inspection the day after her sistership Daniel J. Morell sank in Lake Huron. The hull was found to be cracked and she was laid up a few days later in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
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Edward Y. Townsend towed by tug Salvage Monarch through the Rock Cut in September 1968 headed for scrapping in Spain. She sank in the Atlantic Ocean a few weeks later.
     

3-2 - Historical Perspectives -
Don Boone
 
Tug Red Crown
- Wade Streeter Collection

Mystery Ship - René Beauchamp
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S.S. Perry G. Walker on June 9, 1909 was approaching Canadian lock lower tie up wall below lock gates the Assiniboia was entering the upper gate and the Crescent City was following her into lock to lock down together the Walker got a wrong engine movement and crashed into lower Gates smashing them open. The Assiniboia surged down with a wall of water and Crescent City behind her they brushed past the Walker and  down the river no one was hurt but Crescent City had to go to drydock after  unloading in Conneaut Ohio (Photo is from old postcard)
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Working in Detroit back in the 1950's
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If you can identity the ship at Ogdensburg and illustrated on an old postcard. Please answer on the Information Search page.
 

3-2 - Nindawayma in the Old Port of Montreal, 2007 -
François Auger
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3-2 - Henry Ford II Malcolm McLaren Chief Engineer Photos -
Paul McLaren
Below are photos from my grandfather's time as Chief Engineer on the Henry Ford II. 
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David McLaren is his youngest son
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Edna was his wife
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John was his oldest son
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Malcolm McLaren photo I believe he is in his USCG uniform.  Malcolm was a Lt. in the US Navy during WW I and in the USCG reserve after that. 
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Benson Ford
 

3-1 - Historic views of Alabaster loading rig on Lake Huron - Don Geske
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Neil Thornton Photo Post Card, 1940
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 1940
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United States Gypsum, 1954
   


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