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June 4 - 5 , 2009


 
6/5 - Point Edward and Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Capt Henry Jackman heads into Lake Huron.
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Calumet downbound at 1 & 2.
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Saginaw upbound at Vantage Point.
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Ojibway downbound at 1 & 2
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Gordon C. Leitch down upbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Paul R. Tregurtha heads into Lake Huron.
       

6/5 - St Lawrence Seaway South shore canal - Kent Malo
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Sidsel Knitsen downbound for Quebec City
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Saltie A V Kastner up bound on her one time special permit trip to Hamilton, the A V Kastner loaded at Hantsport, Nova Scotia, for deliverey to Hamilton, Ontario
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Stern unloading gear of the A V Kastner
 

6/4 - Lee A. Tregurtha arriving Sturgeon Bay for lay-up - Chris Wesendorf
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The Lee A. backing on from the bay past Sherwood Point.
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Continuing backing in.
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Backing with the shipyard and the Mesabi Miner waiting in the background.
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Passing the Miner.
       

6/4 - Edward L. Ryerson in lay-up at Superior - Rod Burdick
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Afternoon view at Fraser Shipyards
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Morning view
     

6/4 - CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock - Bob Vincent
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Saginaw under the ship loader
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Frontenac leaving Toledo
     

6/4 - Montreal - Rene Beauchamp
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A.V. Kastner on Wednesday in Montreal
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Tufty leaving the anchorage in Montreal
     

6/4 - Atlantic Erie tied up at Port Weller - James A. Mitchell
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May 29 the Atlantic Erie was at the west pier at Port Weller. She was up bound and presumably taking on supplies.
       

6/4 - Muskegon - Roger LeLievre
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Paul H. Townsend in layup
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Museum vessels Captain George (foreground) and McLane (former USCG cutter built in 1927).
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World War II sub Silversides, open for tours at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum
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LST 393 (formerly the carferry Highway 16) is open as a marine museum
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Pilothouse
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Engine room telegraph and controls
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One of two diesel engines
 

6/4 - Photinia grounding off Milwaukee in May, 1978 - Steve Loreck
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The British cargo ship had anchored off Milwaukee waiting to load gain.
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During high wind and sea conditions she dragged anchor and was unable to start her engine in sufficient time to move away from shore.
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After grounding she was declared a constructive total loss and abandoned to the underwriters.
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 Her crew of 33 were rescued by Coast Guard helicopters
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She was towed to Sturgeon Bay and scrapped

6/4 - Vigo, Spain May 6 - P
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Jules Verne, writer of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, honored in Vigo.
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Mar de Cangas, one of many small passenger vessels in this harbour.
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 Light on one of the breakwaters.
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Garrano, outbound to do some dredging.
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Search & Rescue vessel Maria Pita.  MSC Lirica in background.
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If you show up with a camera anywhere it seems someone in authority will check you over.
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Hinlopen, very old stern trawler.  I donít know if itís still active.
 
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Aida Cara departing Vigo.  We followed her an hour later.
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Small general cargo ship Swallow inbound.
 
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Sucar Diez inbound Vigo with a tow.
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Viruca, a small workboat.
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Julia S on her way outbound to assist the Sucar Diez
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Julia S on her way outbound to assist the Sucar Diez.
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Charuca Silveira at her base in Vigo.
 
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Roque S at the base.
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Valdivia at the base.
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Puntatorre at the base.
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MSC Lirica, rescue tug of the Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Maritima and fleet of tugs belonging to Remolcadores Nosa Terra SA.
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Small harbour workboat.


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