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March 25 - 27 , 2009


 
3-27 - St. Marys Challenger arrive Sturgeon Bay -  Blake D. Kishler
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 Tug John M. Selvick and the St. Marys Challenger approaching the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal.
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Tug Jimmy L. keeping the stern in line for the canal.
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Tow in the canal.
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Approaching the Oregon St. bridge.
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Challenger being swung into position at Bay Shipbuilding, dwarfed by the Mesabi Miner and Paul R. Tregurtha.

3-27 - Soo  Traffic -
 Herm Klein
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Joyce L VanEnkevort / Great lakes Trader up at Mission Point
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Katmai Bay down in Soo Harbor
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Ojibway up above the locks
   

3-27 - James Norris at Port Colborne
and Hamilton - John M
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James Norris stern view showing prop work
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View of rig used for handling prop blades
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View of bare prop hub
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Algosoo at Hamilton, new generator installation hole welded shut.
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 CSL Laurentine in Port Colborne. Prop blade bolt locking method

3-27  - Historical Perspectives -
 Don Boone
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S.S. T.P. Phelan [CSL] at Montreal on back written D. Montgomery 1920 he was an old time Collingwood Captain boat had interesting history
       

3-26 - Soo opening day traffic -
 Herm Klein
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USCG Mackinaw down at Mission Point 
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Katami Bay up at Mission
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Algosar up at Mission
   

3-26 - Algosar Opens Locks -  first ship through the Soo Locks on March 25, 2009 -  Jim Carrick
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Bound for Thunder Bay, Ont.
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She passed through at 4:30 p.m.
     

3-26 - Maine based U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay arriving in Montreal -  René Beauchamp
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3-26 - Owen Sound  -  Jonathan Coote
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Risley left at 11:30 a.m.
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Algomarine Sounded horn at 11:50 a.m. and left at noon.
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Agawa Canyon and Algosteel remain in layup in the harbor for now. Agawa Canyon sails on April 1 and Algosteel sails on April 17.
 

3-26 - Lake Superior break out aboard the USCG Alder -  USCG
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Eagles
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Heavy ice
   

3-26 - Historical Perspectives - Ray Hillary
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George M. Carl taken in the Huron Cut
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Lake Huron summer of 1979
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Sir Denys Lawson Aug. 1976
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Dykstra to Rouge July 1977

3-24 - Public Gallery Updated

New albums in the Shipping, Regional, Transportation and Video galleries.
Mystery Ships
Mystery Ship Gallery, do you Know Your Ships?
     

3-25  - Mission Point -  On Monday about 3 p.m. three Coast Guard cutters passed within about thirty minutes - Herm Klein
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 Biscayne Bay up at Mission Point
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Samuel Risley down at Mission
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Mobile Bay up at Mission
   

3-25  - Port of Montreal -
 Kent Malo
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Oakglen sec 56 South
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Redhead sec B1 shifted to sec 42
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Algoma Spirit unloading sugar at sec 46
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Aivik sec 28 Port of  Montreal
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Kathryn Spirit sec 36
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William J Moore sec M5
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Zeran
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OOCL Belgium sec 61
 

3-25  - Historical Perspectives -
 Capt. A. Gindroz
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Sauniere as the Algosea in May 1977 transiting the St. Mary's River. She is rumored to be headed for scrap this year.
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Northern Venture August 1972 - Inbound Port Weller Piers. She was mated with the stern of Cabot in 1983 and became Canadian Explorer.
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Thomas F. Patton August 14, 1980 - Welland Canal.  Heading to Bombay (Mumbai), India for scrapping.
   


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