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March 19 - 21 , 2009

3-21 - Montreal, Qc. - Kent Malo
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Sauniere at shed 3 Port of Montreal allegedly going to India for scrapping, rafted to the Algoisle and Tim S Dool.
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3-21 - Wintery scenes - Port of Montreal
- Rene Beauchamp
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Sauniere wintering since March 2nd and rafted to Algoisle. The other laker is Tim S. Dool.
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Cedarglen at the Mark Drouin pier and the Maltese flag, Polish owned ro-ro vessel Zeran at section B1 waiting for cargo since March 3 Her ETD is April 25, destination not disclosed.

3-21 - Ice conditions off Buffalo Harbor  
- Brian W.
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This view is from the 26th floor atop Buffalo City Hall looking West showing the heavy lake ice stretching as far as the eye can see. Familiar landmarks in this shot include the observation tower at the Erie Basin and the Buffalo Main Light at the Coast Guard Base.
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This shot looks to the South West showing the Outer Harbor and Buffalo River to be clear of ice, while just on the other side of the breakwall, thick pressure ridges and heavy windrowed ice can be seen.
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Here we see a telephoto view of the South Entrance looking down towards the Bethlehem Slip in Lackawanna and the windmills near the Gateway Terminal.


3-21- Historical Perspectives 
- Don Boone

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Liquilassie under way
         circa. 1965?   

3-20 - Escanaba, Mich.
- Lee Rowe
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Joseph L Block at the dock.
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Great Lakes Trader/Joyce VanEnkevort arriving.
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Block meeting the Great Lakes Trader/Joyce VanEnkevort
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Block departing past the harbor light.
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American Mariner arriving.
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Passing a fishing shanty
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Passing the Harbor Light
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Barge 102 between the ore dock and the boat yard.

3-20 - Goderich, Ont.
- Dale Baechler
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Canadian Olympic at Sifto Salt
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CCG helicopter on the Main Beach
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CCGS Samuel Risley with helicopter on the breakwall
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Olympic leaving, Risley leading.

3-20- Historical Perspectives 
- Don Boone

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Barge Constitution Tied up Fairport, Ohio - 1966

3-20 - Public Gallery Updated

3-19 - Port Colborne lay-up - Jim Winsor
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James Norris
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Stern view
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Canadian Transport
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Stern view
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CSL Lauretien
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Stern view
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CSL Lauretien cort nozzel
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CSL Assiniboine
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John B. Aird
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Canadian Olympic
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Calumet scrapping

3-19 - Sturgeon Bay
- Scott Best
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Joe Block heads out the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.
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The John M Selvick follows the block down the ship canal.
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Stern view of the tight quarters in the ship canal (Note dog watching from the shore)
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Block clears the ship canal past the lighthouse onto Lake MI.
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Stern close up of American Century freshly painted.
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Full view in the graving dock.
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View from across the channel.

3-19 - Lake St. Clair
- USCG Hollyhock

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Canadian Olympic passing on Monday as the crew was commissioning LSC buoy 24

3-19 - Sorel-Tracy and Montreal
- René Beauchamp

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Kathryn Spirit at Sorel-Tracy on March 10. Three days later, she departed her wintering dock for Newfoundland to load cargo destined to Montreal. In the backgound at left is the general cargo ship Transhawk loading steel plates.
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Two images of Oakglen, ex Lake Ontario taken on March 12 in Montreal.
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Note the nameboard not changed yet at that time. Not renamed yet, except in documents, are sister ships Lake Erie and Lake Superior. Both have Majuro painted on the stern. To be renamed Richelieu and Saguenay respectively.

3-19- Historical Perspectives 
- Don Boone

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Helen Hindman and Barge Swederope Upbound at Detour 1967.
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