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May 6 - 8 , 2009


 

5-8 - Toledo - Jim Hoffman

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Close up view of Saginaw unloading grain at Kraft Foods Elevator.
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Overall view showing the Saginaw unloading grain at the Kraft Foods Elevator which was the former Nabisco Plant.
     


5-8 - Herbert C. Jackson in Marquette - Rod Burdick

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Loading ore with survey equipment alongside.
       


5-7 - Toledo
- Jim Hoffman

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Algowood passing Ironhead Shipyard with the John J. Boland and American Republic in layup.
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Outbound Maumee Bay.
     


5-7 - Toronto Dry Dock
- Gerry O.

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 Afloat in the drydock
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Cutting away the side braces
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M. R. Kane backing down.
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Hooking up to tow the Straits out. Commodore Straits has had its name painted over on the bow and stern. This may lead to a renaming.
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Under tow. Commodore Straits was tied to the wall at the end of the fence line. Thursday the tour boat Enterprise 2000 will go on the drydock for its 5 year inspection.


5-7 - H. Lee White arriving at Marquette's Upper Harbor
- Rod Burdick

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Scenic view
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At the ore dock
     


5-7 - Saginaw -
Todd Shorkey

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 Tug Zeus out of the notch at Dow Chemical.
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View of the tug and barge
     


5-7 - Historical Perspectives
- Jacob Northup

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Richelieu Downbound on Lake St. Clair
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A.S. Glossbrenner passing Port Huron on 7-27-1984.
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George G. Henderson on Lake St. Clair on a unknown date.
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Medusa Challenger on a unknown date.
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 Comeaudoc downbound at Port Huron on a unknown date.
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Tugs Dover and Debbie Lyn  docked in Goderich in the summer of 2004. By Tab Martin from the Jacob Northup Collection
       


5-7 - Historical Perspective Toledo

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 In the summer of 1924 my grandfather rode his bicycle around Lake Erie.

The old Hocking Valley coal dock on the east bank of the Maumee River in Toledo. The dock itself remains, just north of the I-280 bridge. The bridge in the photo would be the long gone Ash-Consaul Street bridge. The photo could have been taken from the Front Street overpass over the Hocking Valley Railroad. The overpass was being torn down last weekend. C&O bought the Hocking Valley and by the 1930's had built the Presque Isle lakefront docks which replaced this one as their primary coal dock in Toledo.

   


5-6 - Toronto
- Gerry O.

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The tug Commodore Straits is expected to be refloated on Wednesday from Toronto Drydock.
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Capt. Eric Rogers, owner of Toronto Drydock lowering the gate.
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Another view of C. Straits on the drydock.
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Widgeon and the bunkering ship Hamilton Energy at Redpath Sugar. The Royal Canadian Yacht Club's tender Kwasind passing in front.
 

5-6 - Herbert C. Jackson in the Saginaw River - Stephen Hause

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Herbert C. Jackson aground at the mouth of the Bay Aggregates slip on the Saginaw River.
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Smoke from the stack as the vessel powers up.
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The tug Gregory J. Busch pushes the Jackson against the current. The tug Manitou is also pushing, but is hidden behind the hull and after superstructure.
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The bow of the Jackson enters the slip.
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The tugs at the stern of the Jackson as the ship enters the slip.
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Job complete. The tugs Gregory J. Busch and Manitou
       


5-6 - Herbert C. Jackson in the Saginaw River Tuesday evening
- Gordy Garris

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Herbert C. Jackson unloads at Bay Aggregates dock
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Closer view
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Stern view in the slip with tug Manitou along side
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Tug Mohawk and dredge across the river
 


5-6 - Tug Prentiss Brown and St Marys Conquest in Green Bay
- Scott Best

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Stern view at the dock unloading
 
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Bow view unloading
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Another view of the pair on making their debut in Green Bay
   


5-6 - St. Clair River at Sarnia
- George Wharton

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Algowood unloading potash from Thunder Bay at Cargill.
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CCG Limnos at the Government Dock.
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Panoramic of the American Integrity positioning herself to take over the unloading dock from the American Century at the Recors Detroit Edison Power Plant.
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Gordon C. Leitch upbound the St. Clair River bound for Thunder Bay, ON.
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Another view
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Passing the American Integrity.
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Three abreast: Leitch, Integrity & Century.
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Stern view of the Gordon C. Leitch.
   


5-6 - Paul R. unloading coal in Marquette
- Brad Neych

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5-6 - Crossover Island
- Murray Blancher

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Perelik up west of crossover island at a distance
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Utviken down at crossover island
     


5-6 - Bronte
- Eric Holmes

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Turid Knutsen at the Petro Canada Pier in Bronte
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Turid Knutsen closer view
     


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