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March 17, 20

Soo Monday - Bonnie Barnes
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  Purvis Tug W.J. Issac Purvis pulling barge PML 9000 from the Carbide Dock (Soo Michigan) across river to the Purvis dock (Soo, Ontario).
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Purvis Tug Martin Johnson moves in to assist as they near the Purvis dock.
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Tugs moving the barge to the Purvis dock
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An Ontario Dept of Natural Resources plane that was doing takeoffs and landings
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Ontario DNR plane taking off passing the PML barge 9000
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USCGC Hollyhock moving from the Soo Coast Guard dock down to the Carbide Dock.
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The PML barge and tugs across the river
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Hollyhock approaching the Carbide dock
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Lines being thrown to waiting Coast Guard personnel
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securing lines
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all secure
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Sugar Islander II
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USCGC Mackinaw up bound St. Marys River
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passing Sugar Island dock
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both ships sound a salute
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approaching Soo Base
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lowering bumpers
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moving sideways toward dock
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Mackinaw secure at dock, USCGC Katmai Bay in foreground

USCG Mackinaw upbound lower St Marys River Monday afternoon to the Soo - Jerry Masson
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Satellite ice image from Monday
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The feared ice bridge in lower Lake Huron has mostly broken up or melted Click here for more images

Know Your Ships 2010 arrives from Printer
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Cargo of books.
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Tepel Brothers driver helps with the unload.
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The end result: Know Your Ships 2010 Click here for more info

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