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March 14 - 16, 2009


3-16 - Goderich Season Opener  - Wayne Brown
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Tug Pride clearing the channel
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Griffon and Pride at harbor entrance.
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Canadian Olympic arriving under the loader at Sifto.
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3-16 - Alpena in Alpena, Mich. 
- Ben & Chanda McClain
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Alpena coming in
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another view
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3-16 - Algoma Central Ships wintering in Owen Sound
- Dave Carr
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Algomarine, Algosteel and Agawa Canyon (furthest away) wintering in Owen Sound
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Ontario Northland ferry Chi-Cheemaun in Owen Sound, ON  harbor

3-16 - Sarnia Lay-up 
- Danny Hecko
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Mississagi and Ojibway
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Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin and Atlantic Huron

3-16 - Aerial views of Sarnia Lay-up 
- Frank Frisk
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3-16 - Paul H. Townsend laid-up in Muskegon
- Herman Phillips
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Paul H, Townsend at the West Michigan Mark Dock.
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Fresh coat of paint.
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How she looked last year.
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Former WWII Landing Ship, Tank vessel. Now a museum.

3-16 - Malcom Marine raising the tug Gotham on Black River
- Frank Switlicki
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The tug Manitou positioning a barge to begin raising the tug Gotham on the St Clair river, Picture taken from the 10th street bridge.
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Workers begin pumping water out of the tug Gotham, Picture taken from the Water street boat ramp.
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The tug Gotham begins to float as the water is pumped out, Picture taken from the Water street boat ramp.
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The tug Gotham begins to float as the water is pumped out, Picture taken from the Water street boat ramp.
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With a crane keeping the tug Gotham afloat, a diver gets into the water to inspect hull of the tug. Picture taken from the Water street boat ramp.

3-16 - Historical Perspectives 
- Tom Stewart
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Kenora at the C.N. Sheds Port Arthur, Ontario. Date unknown by Donald S. Lamke
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Weyburn - at the C. N. Sheds - Date Unknown - Port Arthur, Ontario - Photo by Donald S. Lamke
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Stadacona (2) - at the Soo Line Ore Dock - During 1946 - Ashland, Wisconsin - Photo by Donald Jensen
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Saguenay (2) - at the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (PASCOL) during her conversion to a self-unloader - During 1972 - Thunder Bay,Ontario - by Donald S. Lamke
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Lethbridge - at the Paterson Elevator - circa 1956 - Fort William, Ontario - Photo by Donald S. Lamke
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Quetico - Date, Location & Photographer Unknown
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Metis (as a Motor Vessel) in lay-up at Elevator Bay, Kingston, Ontario. August 06, 1987 -  by Tom Stewart

3-16 - Public Gallery Updated
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New Mystery Ship Gallery in the Shipping Album, the names have been removed, can you ID the freighter?

3-15 - Atlantic Superior in Halifax 
- Mac Mackay
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Atlantic Superior (registered in Nassau, Bahamas) arriving in Halifax to load gypsum, passes the Novadock floating drydock where fleetmate Atlantic Erie is in refit.

3-15 - Mackinaw Icebreaking - Lt. Cmdr. Justin Kimura 
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View of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw's bridge from the forecastle as it passes underneath the Mackinac Bridge in support of operation Spring Breakout.
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3-15 - Historical Perspectives  Don Boone
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Ben E Tate Heading for Toledo Ohio 1966
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I was on the Midland Prince, we and Ben E Tate were both heading for Toledo I forget who won.
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 Ben E. Tate at Scrapyard, Rameys Bend port Colborne.

3-14 - Saginaw River Photos 
Todd Shorkey
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Luedtke Dredge Lucille T
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Tug Kurt Luedtke and Derrick Boat 16
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Tug Gregory J. Busch and tug Joanne
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Tug Barbara Merry Busch , ex Statesboro
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Tug Jill Marie
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Stern view
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Tug Mohawk
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MCM Dredge Arthur J
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Bay City Boat Lines Islander, West Shore, and Princess Wenonah
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3-14 - Pictures from Montreal  March 12, 2009 by Michel St-Denis
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The Sedna IV.
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The Canadian Prospector
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The McClearys-Spirit
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The Halifax (can see her former name: Frankliffe Hall)
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The Birchglen
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3-14 - Historical Perspectives  Don Boone
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Maida at Port Colborne scrap yard Jan.1970. Photo by Dick McCollam

3-14 - Fish Tug -  Gerry O.
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A. A. Purvis [C.832448] was built in Toledo, OH,  in 1957.  It is listed in the Transport Canada web site with builder unknown, and no previous name. It was registered in Canada in April 2008. Can anyone identify this fish tug and it's builder?
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