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May 26, 2009

5/26 - Weekend activity in the Duluth / Superior harbor - Michael Sipper

St Clair & Edward L Ryerson laid up at Fraser Shipyards.
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Kaye E Barker laid up at Fraser Shipyards. (Bow)
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Mackinaw in drydock at Fraser Shipyards.
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Algosoo loading at Midwest Energy Terminal.
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Edward H at her home dock, Superior, Wi.
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USCG Tender in Duluth / Superior harbor.
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American Spirit at Murphy Fuel dock, Duluth, Mn.
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John D Leitch loading at Midwest Energy Terminal.
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Stern view
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St Clair laid up at Fraser Shipyards, Superior, Wi.
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American Victory laid up at Fraser Shipyards, Superior Wi.
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American Spirit arriving at CN/DMIR dock Duluth Mn. to load.
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Stern view
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Vista King touring the Duluth / Superior harbor.

5/26 - Diamond Belle Boatnerd / Detroit Marine Historical Trip Detroit to Port Huron -
Ron Piskor
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Our host Bill Hoey and trip narrator and historian Ken Borg {nearest} keep a watchful eye as we approach a downbound ship.
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Downbound American Integrity passing the old Marysville power plant.
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Captain Erickson retired from many years of service in the Ford  Fleet was one of the notables aboard this trip.
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Passing the downbound John G. Munson near Marysville’
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The Sarnia boat fishing fleet.
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Passing under the Bluewater Bridges.
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Fort Gratiot Lighthouse and our turn around point in Lake Huron.
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A 900 Horsepower U.S. Border Patrol boat passes on our port side.
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Downbound passing Boatnerd World Headquarters in Port Huron.
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Passengers pose for pictures before entering the St. Clair Inn for a great dinner.
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Pride of Michigan upbound at St. Clair, Michigan.
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American Integrity unloading coal at Recor Point.
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American Century at anchor below Recor Point.
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Tall Ship Denis Sullivan upbound.
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The Marine City / Sombra carferries meet mid-river.
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Passengers enjoying the the passage through the St. Clair Flats.
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Passing the de-commissioned St. Clair Flats Coast Guard Station.
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Entering Lake St.Clair at sunset.
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The pilot house crew holding course on the Peche Island range lights.
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Passengers on the bow enjoying a spectacular sunset.

5/26 - Diamond Jack St. Clair River Cruise -
Mike Nicholls
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American Integrity downbound off Marysville.
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John G Munson downbound off Marysville.
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Great Lakes - Michigan at Imperial Oil in Sarnia.
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Mc Ashphalt - John Spence in Sarnia
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Algonova in Sarnia.
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L & R at Purdy's Fisheries in Point Edward.
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Ft. Gratiot Light.
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Boatnerd Headquarters.
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Edgar B Speer upbound off Port Huron.
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Diamond Belle at the St. Clair Inn.
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Pride of Michigan upbound.
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Ferries Daldean and Ontamich.
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Dennis Sullivan upbound.

5/26 - Windmill Pointe Traffic -
Alex and Max Mager
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Gordon C Leitch upbound
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Making its return trip downbound
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Into the Detroit River
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Stern View
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Canadian Leader
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Stern View
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Edgar B Speer
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Full steam ahead into Lake St Clair
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Capt Henry Jackman
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Stern View
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Stern View
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5/26 - Recent Marquette Upper Harbor Activity - Rod Burdick
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H. Lee White at anchor off the Upper Harbor
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Stern view, Paul R. Tregurtha departing
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Paul R. Tregurtha clearing the Upper Harbor
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H. Lee White arriving to load ore

5/26 - Straits of Mackinac -
Lee Rowe
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DorothyAnn/Pathfinder coming from under the Mackinaw Bridge.
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Heading out (taken from on the bridge)

5/26 - Iroquois Lock -
Ron Beaupre
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Arafura Wind entering Iroquois Lock.
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Her first trip on the Lakes, 1997 as Chavchavadze.
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Federal Mattawa approaching Iroquois Lock.
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Sea Robin with barge Hugh passes Mariatown.
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Mary E Hannah pushes CBC 4507 into Iroquois Lock.
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Mary E Hannah entering Iroquois Lock.

5/26 - Crossover Island - Murray Blancher
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Pineglen downbound at crossover island
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Gordon C Leicth downbound at crossover island
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Arafura Wind upbound at crossover island
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Arafura Wind at crossover island upbound
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Gordon C & Arafura Wind pass at crossover island

5/26 - St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, New York -
Michael Folsom
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Diamond Star passes Boldt Castle Powerhouse
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Diamond Star exits the American Narrows
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Captain Anders Rasmussen comes out to wave
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Algowood in the American Narrows
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5/26 - Historical Perspectives -
Terry McCullough
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Sylvania August 1973 at Detroit
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Sylvania-Upbound at Point Edward


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