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April 20, 20
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Point Edward/Sarnia action - Marc Dease
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Algocanada and fleeetmate Algosea in the north slip at Point Edward.
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Mississagi takes on a load of grain as the Herbert C. Jackson passes upbound.
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Closer view.
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 Mississagi loading at night.
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Charles M. Beeghly downbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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CSL Tadoussac upbound at Vantage Point.
       

Welland Canal - Sunday April 18
- John McCreery
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Algosteel and Algocape meet and pass at Homer bridge
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Algosteel approaching lock 3 upbound
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Hamilton Energy departs after fueling the Shelley at port Weller
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Tug Vigilant I outbound Port Weller
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Wyatt M following the Vigilant I
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Tugs departing after assisting Algobay into dry dock
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Algobay and CSL Assiniboine
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CSL Assiniboine looking ready to go
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Algocape and Anglian Lady passing between locks 1 and 2
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Algocape powers up to exit lock 1 as Shelley waits below
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Algocape clear of lock 1
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J W Shelley slides the wall
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Shelley about to enter lock 1
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Rising in lock 1
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Onlookers as she leaves the lock

Welland Canal Photos -
Paul Beesley
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Algobay inbound from Lake Ontario to Port Weller.  She came down the canal the day before, spent the night at anchor in the lake, then came in to Port Weller for a Seaway inspection.  Shortly after she went up in Lock 1 and was put in the drydock.
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Algocape approaching Lock 1 with CSL Assiniboine at the fit-out wall at the shipyard.  The foremast of the Algobay can be seen above the boom of the Assiniboine.
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Anglian Lady and PML 2501 above Lock 1.
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CCGC Cape Providence upbound toward Lock 1.  It was cloudy and cold early in the morning, then became sunny and cold.
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Hamilton Energy fuels the J W Shelley in Port Weller.
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The Shelley above Lock 1 after fuelling.
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Michipicoten, loaded to her marks, after leaving Lock 1.  In the Lock chamber you can see the CCGC Cape Providence.
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Sea Eagle II and St Marys Cement II waiting for Lock 1 as the Michipicoten passes on her way to Hamilton.
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Algocape and Anglian Lady pass above Lock 1.
 

Port of Montreal on Saturday afternoon from south shore Longeuil
- Parc Marie Victorin,  submitted by Dave Bessant
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Saguenay
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Cos Fair out of Panama
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Admiral Bulker
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Toronto Express
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MSC Tuscany and MSC Mexico (I think)
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another container ship further east
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Saguenay and Cos Fair together
     

Algobay going into drydock April 18
- Rob Hartley  
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Iroquois Lock -
Ron Beaupre
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Tanker Futura hails from Finland. She was built in 2004.
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Upbound at Iroquois Lock, she is heading for Clarkson for cargo.
     

Algobay at PWDD
- Derek Tesch
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Kaye E. Barker in the dry dock in Superior with the forward half painted
- Glenn Blaszkiewicz
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Mississagi at Port of Toledo's Kraft Nabisco Elevators -
Paul C. LaMarre III
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Historical Perspectives
-  Dave Cook
On April 19, 1983, the unloading boom on the George A. Stinson collapsed while the ship was unloading in the midst of a snow squall at Zug Island. The king pin on top of the dog house sheared off causing the hydraulic ram to fall on the spar deck and the boom to collapse. The resulting damage was extensive, and while there were crew members in the immediate vicinity, fortunately no one was injured.
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View from the winch station.
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View from the Pilot House Deck.
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View of the ram lying on the Spar Deck. The wooden bench and plastic sheet are covering a hole that was punched through the deck when the ram hit.
   


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