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March 22, 20
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Soo opener - Graham Grattan
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Roger Blough above Point Louise
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Blough meets the James R. Barker
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James R. Barker, 1st downbound of the season.
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Mobile Bay leads Penobscot Bay up past Old Lookout Six on Thursday
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Mobile Bay approaching Pointe Louise on Thursday
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Penobscot Bay passing Pointe Louise on Thursday
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Samuel Risley passing Pointe Louise on Thursday
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Mackinaw downbound at Pointe Louise on Friday
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Mackinaw upbound above Pointe Louise on Saturday
 
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Penobscot Bay at speed downbound above Pointe Louise on Saturday

Edwin H. Gott passing through the Soo Locks on opening day March 21 - Dianne Donati
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Opening Day at the Soo - Herm Klein
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Penobscot Bay down bound at Mission Point
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Mackinaw down bound at Mission Point
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James R Barker gets the first lift of the year from the Ojibway
   

Port Huron Ice Jam - Capt. John Rigney
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Alpena stopped in ice in Lake Huron Saturday
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Tug Manitou to assist
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Tug Salvor arrives
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Salvor and Manitou escorting
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Under the Bluewater Bridges
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Reaching open water
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Alpena on her way
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Presque Isle Upbound under Blue Water Bridge Sunday
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Presque Isle Approaching Lake Huron
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Presque Isle stuck in ice off Lighthouse Park
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Salvor to the rescue
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Salvor pushing on port quarter
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Salvor pushing on port quarter
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Presque Isle drifting down towards bridge
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Presque Isle out of channel at Dunn Paper just above Blue Water Bridge
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Presque Isle out of channel at Dunn Paper just above Blue Water Bridge
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Captain on the wing
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Presque Isle under way in Lake Huron
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Griffon upbound to break ice
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Griffon and Bristol Bay under Blue Water Bridge
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Bristol Bay Upbound
       

Beeghly stuck above the Blue Water Bridges - Ian Cryer
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St. Clair River Traffic Sunday - Jacob and Sean Northup
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Presque Isle stopped by ice in Lower Lake Huron.
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CCGS Griffon works to free the ship.
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With help from the Tug Salvor, The Presque Isle slowly starts back down the river.
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Approaching the Bluewater Bridges.
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The ship comes to a complete stop.
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Ice-Breaking Tug Manitou arrives on the scene.
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Tug Salvor makes and turn and heads back to help break ice.
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Finally free, the Presque Isle continues it's trip to Duluth.
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Charles M. Beeghly passes the Black River along with the Bristol Bay.
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Approaching the Bridges.
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Bow view
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Stern view as the ship starts slowing down due to the ice.
     

Lee A Tregurtha passing Pointe Louise upbound Sunday morning -  Georgina Naccarato
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Port Huron Ice - Michael Hurd.
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Edgar B. Speer stuck north of the bridge on 3/20
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Presque Isle stuck off of Dunn Paper on 3/21
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Presque Isle moving in Lake Huron after being freed from the ice by Dunn Paper.
 
   

First Laker at Port of Toledo - Paul C. LaMarre III
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Alpena
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Historical perspectives - Dick Sheehy - E.M.Ford at Manitowoc where it was stopped on its way to Bay Ship for rebuilding following it's Christmas 1979 damage and sinking at Milwaukee.
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 In early March 1980
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