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March 23 - 24 , 2009


 
3-24  - Sarnia Lay-up - John McCreery
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Smokestacks
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Josh II
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Night view of Menasha, Mississagi and Ojibway
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Mississagi and Ojibway
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Evalina and Menasha
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Algoway
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Tugs Sandra Mary and Carl M
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Stern view of Algowood and Peter R Cresswell in the north slip
   

3-24  - St. Patrick's Day on the Cuyahoga River
- Al Leonard
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Great Lakes Towing Fleet in Cleveland
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Great Lakes Towing's new tug Handy One
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Undergoing prop replacement
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George Gradel Company tug John Francis assisting Great Lakes Construction crews at the Cargill Dock
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George Gradel Company dredging the Cargill Salt Dock in preparation for the start of shipping

3-24  - South Chicago March 22 - Tom Milton
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Champlain-Innovation was stopped under the Chicago Skyway bridge Sunday evening. A barge had come adrift from a dock and was sideways in the Calumet River blocking the ship's progress.
       

3-24  - Toronto
- Gerry O.
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Shipsands out for the first time.
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Tug William at work.
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Bermingham Construction Co. equipment at John Street slip.
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Diver III (behind the barge Y & F No. 1.)
 

3-24  - Canadian Provider engine room October 2008
- John Lander
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High & low pressure steam turbines. (looking forward from stern)
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Control panel which has the throttle valves.
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Steam turbines looking aft.
   

3-24  - Historical Perspectives - July 1978 sailing beside the Huron Cut in southern Lake Huron - Ray Hillary
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Consumers Power
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George Sloan
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Sloan and Boland
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3-24  - Historical Perspectives
- between 1975 and 1984 at what is now Cathcart Park, along the Canadian side of the St. Clair River. Dave Noordhoff
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Pontiac (Cleveland-Cliffs)
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Simcoe (Canadian Steamship Lines)
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Hall Corporation freighter
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William Clay Ford (Ford Motor Company)
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Canadian Century (Upper Lakes Shipping)
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Seaway Trader
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Glenada
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Two unknown Algoma Central Steamship Lines vessels, with a third unidentified vessel behind
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Algoway
 

3-24  - Historical Perspectives -
March 27, 1988 - Whitefish Bay. - Capt. A. Gindroz
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Algogulf stuck hard in the ice awaiting ice breaker assistance.
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Here comes the "Mighy Mac".
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Mackinaw was always a welcome and formidable sight.
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Coming close alongside to relieve the ice pressure.
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Full power at the business end. Within a few minutes we were freed and underway.

3-24  - Historical Perspective
- Don Boone
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Oakglen in Owen Sound Spring 1999 photo taken from Chi Chicheeman  arriving from 25th anniversary trip to Collingwood.
       

3-24 - Public Gallery Updated
       

3-23  - Toronto
- Gerry O.
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  Stephen B. Roman returning to port on first trip.
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Kenteau and the salvage fleet
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Patricia D. 1 with the M. R. Kane and Rock Prince.
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Derelict sailboat almost afloat
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Derelict afloat.

3-23  - Montreal
- René Beauchamp

3-23  - Owen Sound 
- Bonnie Van Horne
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 Nanticoke in Montreal on March 20 and being refitted to carry salt. Lots of equipment alongside. On "paper", she was renamed Salarium but her new name was not painted on yet. In the background, Algoma Spirit unloading sugar at Sutherland Pier. (2) 
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Closer view
of Algoma Spirit.
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3-23  - Spring refits at Halifax
- Mac Mackay

3-23  - Mackinaw - Dan Harris
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 Atlantic Erie in the Novadock and Algoscotia in the Scotiadock II at Halifax shipyard. Both are sporting new paint jobs.
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Atlantic Erie's new draft marks should ensure super accurate loading once she returns to service.
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 Mackinaw after locking up at the Soo March 16.
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3-23  - Spring break out  aboard Mackinaw
- USCG
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 Mackinaw transits Soo locks to begin Spring Breakout
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Crewmen the take a well-earned break astern while underway aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw amid Spring Breakout operations near Whitefish Point in Lake Superior.
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 Electrician's Mates First Class Erik Johnson (left) and Robert Bythewood perform maintenance on an aft deck crane while underway in Whitefish Bay aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw.
 

3-23 - Historical Perspectives 
- Don Boone

 
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Frank R. Denton at Toledo Ohio 1966
Pumping out Ballast- Bumboat Alongside
       

3-23 - Tug strikes bridge in Mississippi 
- USCG

 
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A towing vessel pushing eight barges sits outside the channel of Black Bay.
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The tug collided with the Popps Ferry Bridge in Biloxi, Miss., Friday, March 20, 2009.
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150-foot section of the bridge collapsed into the bay.
 
   


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