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March 30, 20
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St. Clair River downbound convoy March 27 - John McCreery
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Penobscot Bay entering the river at 8.30 a.m.
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Convoy underway at 9.30
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Gott and Speer lead the way with John D. Leitch following.
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Gott turns
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Profile Gott headed for Zug Island
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Speer, Leitch, Saginaw and Manitowoc
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Speer turning
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Leitch bow on.
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Turning
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Profile 
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Reliance finally shows up,  the last member of the convoy. 
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Saginaw bow on
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Profile
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Passing shore ice
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Entry to the river which will prove to be essentially ice free

Convoy down the St. Clair
- Dan McCreery 
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Gott leads the way
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Leitch and Saginaw head in from the lake
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Saginaw downbound passing the Algorail
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Gott, Speer and Leitch down at Walpole Island
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Speer and Leitch in an unexpectedly ice free river off Walpole Island.
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Saginaw and Manitowoc passing Walpole
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Another view
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One of many controlled burns on Walpole Island.
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 A little out of control
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Lee A Tregurtha - part of the long line of upbounds - the "brash plug" having been flushed from the lower river.

St. Clair River March 24 -
Larry Mobbs
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Herbert C. Jackson coming North around Algonac with the Mackinaw and Biscayne Bay breaking the ice. 
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Tug Everlast and barge Norman McLeod. 
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Headed for Detroit with the CCGS Griffon clearing the path.
   

Marquette Upper Harbor Activity
- Rod Burdick
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Michipicoten loading ore with Charles M. Beeghly at anchor
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Lee A. Tregurtha departing and Charles M. Beeghly moving to dock
     

Commodore Straits and Marinelink Explore downbound at Brockville Ont.
- Murray Blancher
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Superior, Wis. -
Lee Rowe
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James R. Barker approaching the Superior Entry light
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Inside the entry
     

Tugs Robinson Bay and Performance downbound at Blockhouse Island Brockville on Monday - Dave Bessant
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 Robinson Bay followed by Performance at Blockhouse Island in the rain.
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Robinson Bay out of Massena NY and her barge
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Barge
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Tug Performance out of Massena NY
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Robinson Bay and Performance downbound heading East


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