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May 20 - 22 , 2009


 
5/22 - Toledo Docks - Bob Vincent
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Tug Sea Eagle II with barge St. Marys Cement II leaving Toledo Ohio 
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Robert S. Pierson leaving Toledo Ohio
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H. Lee White unloading ore at Torco
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H. Lee White loading coal for Muskegon Michigan
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Taking on fuel.

5/22 - Escanaba -
Lee Rowe
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Joseph L Block unloading stone at the Reiss dock in Escanaba.
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Backing away.
 
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Making her turn.
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Heading to the ore dock for a split load.
 

5/22 - Toronto -
Gerry O.
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T.H.C. 50 and the tug William Rest dredging at the east end of the Turning Basin.
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Commodore Straits wearing a new coat of paint.
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Batchawana on Toronto Drydock
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Another view.
 

5/22 - Hamilton -
Eric Holmes
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CSL Niagara in the Burlington Ship Canal.
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CSL Niagara stern view.
     

5/22 - St Lawrence Seaway South shore canal -
Kent Malo
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Norlake Transportation's  Radium Yellowknife and her barge, down bound for Quebec City.
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Another view
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St Lawrence Cruise Lines vessel Canadian Empress down bound for Montreal, Quebec.
   

5/22 - Photos from Puerto Rico.† April 25, 2009 -
Paul Beesley
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Crown Jade leaving Puerto Rico after dropping her pilot
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USCG station with the Oak and elements of the Brazilian Navy at the dock.  In the background is a Carnival cruise ship complete with a water slide on the upper deck aft.
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Cutter Oak preparing for a trip later in the day.
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Another view of the USCG station with Island class patrol boats, US navy landing craft, Brazilian navy.
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Sea Dream 1 entering Puerto Rico.  Small cruise company that claims itís Yachting, not Cruising.

5/21 - South Chicago Wednesday - Steve Bauer
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A seldom seen visitor to South Chicago, the Saginaw is loading coal at the KCBX south
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View of stern, with the Kindra Lake Towing tug Morgan passing by.

 
   

5/21 - Paul R. Tregurtha unloading coal in Marquette -
Rod Burdick
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View from the lakeshore
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Close up
     

5/21 - Tufty on her maiden voyage into the Great Lakes, built 2009 -
Ron Beaupre
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5/21 - New Flags at the Great Lake Maritime Center Port Huron, Mich. -
Frank Frisk
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The Great Lakes Maritime Center on the St. Clair River offers world class boatwatching 7 days a week
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The BoatNerd World Headquarters is housed in the Maritime Center.
 

5/20 - Toledo - Jim Hoffman
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John J. Boland fitting out at Ironhead Shipyard, Toledo, Ohio. Note both bow anchors are now up in the pocket and vessel is being ballasted down.
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View of the Robert S. Pierson unloading grain at the Kraft Foods Elevator Toledo, Ohio.
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View showing the Robert S. Pierson at Kraft Foods Elevator. The tug Sea Eagle II with the barge St. Marys Cement II at the St. Marys Cement Dock. The American Republic and John J. Boland at the old Interlake Iron Dock at Toledo, Ohio.
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Manitowoc inbound Maumee Bay bound for the CSX Coal Docks to load coal.
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CSL Niagara inbound Maumee Bay bound for the Torco Ore Dock to unload ore.

5/20 - Detroit -
Mike Nicholls
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Lambert Spirit and Salvor at Detroit Marine Terminals 2.
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Tug John Spence at Waterfront Petroleum, Mistersky's.
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5/20 - Mariatown -
Ron Beaupre
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Glen has visited the Great Lakes under four different names.
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Tim Buck passes Mariatown.
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 Tim Buck heads up the river at Mariatown.
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She visited the Great Lakes in the mid 80's.
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 Sten Suomi is named for the native people of Finland.

5/20 - Toledo -
Bob Vincent
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CSL Niagara finished unload ore at Torco, pulling out
 
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Another View
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Manitowoc under coal loader machine, loading for Saginaw
 
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Tug Sea Eagle II with barge St. Marys Cement II unloading at St. Marys Cement Terminal next to Toledo Shipyard.
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Robert S. Pierson unload at Kraft Foods Elevator
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American Steamship Co. boats in lay-up, John J. Boland and American Republic
       

5/20 - Hamilton -
John van der Doe
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The McCleary's Spirit enters Hamilton harbor.
       

5/20 - Historic views -
Jacob Northup
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Edwin H. Gott downbound on Christmas Day 1984
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Conallison on Lake St.Clair 1982
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August Ziesing at the Soo Locks
   


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