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March 21, 20

Alpena Stuck in Huron Cut above 1 & 2 - Jeff Mast
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Alpena downbound making good speed just above Buoys 1 & 2 in Lake Huron Cut, about to be stopped by heavy ice in about two boat lengths
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Alpena stuck fast in ice just above Buoys 1 & 2 in Lake Huron Cut
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Alpena stuck as this flag shows the steady strong wind blowing the  ice southward to jam the mouth of Lake Huron
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Tug Manitou up at Buoys 1 & 2
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Alpena reached by the Tug Manitou
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Tug Salvor en route to help with Algosar and Algorail in background
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Tugs circle the Alpena to help with the turn
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 Now on course the Alpena heads downbound into the St. Clair River
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Alpena and tugs pass beneath the Blue Water Bridges
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Alpena downbound above Marine City below Recor Pt.

Lee A. Tregurtha arrives to open locks - Herm Klein
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Saturday evening about two dozen Boatnerds assembled at Mission Point to view the upbound Lee A Tregurtha. They were not disappointed as she blew a great salute, and the captain gave the crowd a wave.
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She proceeded to the locks to tie-up for the night, awaiting the 7 a.m. opening of the locks.

Edgar B. Speer stuck in lower Lake Huron - Scott Tomlinson
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Presque Isle backing down river.
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Speer stuck as the USCG Bristol Bay arrives.
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Stuck just above Buoys 1 & 2
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Bristol Bay breaking a relief track in the ice
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Heading below the bridge to turn
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Back upbound
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Boatwatchers take shelter from the wind at Lighthouse Point beach in Port Huron.

Speer stuck in ice at the mouth of the St. Clair River from Point Edward, Ontario. - David Williams
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St. Clair River Friday and Saturday - Dawn Roberts
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Herbert C. Jackson downbound at Marine City
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Daldean navigating yet another ice field
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Edgar Speer bow view (overnight, ice jammed against the pilings)
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Edgar Speer upbound to the Soo
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Presque Isle follows her fleetmate  to the Soo.
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Presque Isle bow moving against the ice floes

Edgar B Speer stuck in Lower Lake Huron - Edward Schuyler
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Upbound at Buoys 1 & 2 as she got stuck
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On the move again above buoys 1 & 2.
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Stuck again, at the same spot the Alpena got stuck that morning.

Edgar B Speer pulling into Shell Oil Canada to fuel up Saturday - Eric Cameron
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Halifax - Mac Mackay
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Atlantic Huron sailing through the Narrows of Halifax Harbour with Atlantic Spruce, and passing Oakglen at pier 9A.
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Birchglen, sporting her new red paint job, emerges from the Novadock and is turned in the stream by the tugs Atlantic Larch and Atlantic Oak. She was then cold moved to pier 25-26 for further fit out.
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Oakglen is turned in the stream off pier 9A before backing into the Novadock floating drydock at Halifax Shipyard, assisted by the tugs Atlantic Spruce and Svitzer Bedford.


Satellite image taken Saturday of White Fish Bay, St. Marys River and Straits of Mackinac
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Very little ice left for the flotilla of cutters on station at the Soo.

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