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May 10, 20
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Port Huron - Bruce Hurd
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Frontenac downbound with Ore for Hamilton, Ont
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John D Leitch with a load of Coke for Port Cartier, Que
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Canadian Transfer with stone for Windsor, Ont
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BBC Rio Grande upbound with Windmill parts for Menominee, Mich.
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Algorail loaded with stone heading to Marysville, Mich.

Manistee in Cleveland -
Dave Beach
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Great Lakes tug Rhode Island leads the Manistee out from the Old River bed where they unloaded stone at the Erie dock.
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Great Lakes tug Iowa comes along side to push on the Manistee to keep the high winds from blowing her over to the bank of the river.
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Iowa leans into the bow of the Manistee while the Rhode Island pulls the stern around. 
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Rhode Island pulls the Manistee under the NS bridge and back into the Old River to load at Cargill while the Iowa follows behind.
 

Frontenac II approaching and unloading vehicles from the short trip form Amherst Island to Millhaven near Kingston, Ontario -
 Jim Winsor
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The ferry itself unloads from bow stern and stbd side.
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Sunday at the Welland Canal -
Bill Bird
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Algomarine clear of old Bridge10
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Stern shot with Algomarine approaching old Guard Gate
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MCT Altair just clear of Glendale Ave bridge with Canadian Enterprise clearing Lock 3
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Canadian Enterprise closeup
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MCT Altair approaching Homer Bridge
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Stephen B Roman heading to Lock 3 with gaggle of geese including about 30 babies
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Stephen B Roman closeup
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Federal Patriot nearing Lock 2
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Patriot sliding along tieup wall.
 

Michipicoten at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
-  Rod Burdick
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Loading ore
       

Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Cedarglen upbound at Black River.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Capt. Henry Jackman in the north slip for unspecified repairs.
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Maritime Trader upbound at Black River.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Frontenac downbound at 1 & 2.
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Spruceglen making the turn at 1 & 2.
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John D. Leitch downbound above 1 & 2.
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Canadian Transfer follows her fleetmate.
 

McKee Sons entered Fairport Harbor Sunday to take on a load of sand -
Bob Hunter
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Buffalo, N.Y. -
 Brian W.
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Washington picking up the Jackson at the Buffalo River Entrance.
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The tow in the reach below Michigan St. with the Metro Rail Terminal to the right and General Mills to the left.
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Washington leading the Jackson under the draw at Michigan St.
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Jackson clear of the bridge with the fire tug Cotter in the foreground, apparently being painted one section at a time.
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 Ohio St. Bridge being raised for the passage of the tow.
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Washington backing full to help the Jackson turn to Port and line up for the Ohio St. Bridge & turn.
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Tow proceeding into the draw at Ohio St.
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Lookout on the bow calling out the closing distance to the wall of the old Electric Elevator Dock in the turn above the bridge.
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Washington is now out of view but pulling for all she's got to keep the Jackson's bow off the dock. If you look closely, you can see chunks of concrete missing from that wall where freighters have slid too far ahead and hit head on.
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 It's too close for comfort for this #1 boatnerd , he's getting out of dodge before the bow thruster blows him out. Smarter than your average goose.
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View is from down on the dock at the Electric Elevator, showing just how close they swing past the wall there. The boat is right up in your face and there's hardly a shot since it fills the entire camera lens.
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Ffirst sign of trouble. The Washington couldn't quite get into position as the Jackson slid forward and was unable to help check the way she had setting her in on the American Elevator dock.
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Washington is seen scooting out of the way to find enough open water so as to turn around.
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Not giving up without a fight, the Washington heads back in to try and help.
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The tug is now alongside and getting ready to give the ship a shove back to Port.
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View showing just how close the stern was to the ADM Standard Elevator's Marine Legs while the linemen were being lowered to the dock to try and help get the ship where she needed to be.
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Wide angle view showing the ship taking up the entire width of the river up above the dock. The Washington is in position and waiting for orders to shove her to Port. It seemed as though the current had caught the bow to put the ship in such an odd position.
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The ship close to touching knuckle of the wall at the American Elevator. The tug got in position to shove her away with 4 & 1/2 feet between the Jackson and the dock wall.
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Everything is now under complete control and the Jackson has released the tug from the tow job. The Linemen will now winch the ship secure to the ADM dock.
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5-8 Gale force winds were whipping Lake Erie into a frenzy on Saturday the 8th. Huge breakers were crashing over the Outer Harbor Seawall in Buffalo and the water level was noticeably high around lakefront. Debris was blowing all over the harbor area making it a tough go for motorists. The windmills at the old Bethlehem Steel Plant were in lock down mode to keep from being damaged if they were allowed to spin in that sort of condition.

Welland Canal May 8 -
Paul Beesley
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BBC Rio Grande passes the spoils barge of the Sandra Mary at Port Weller.
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BBC Rio Grande highlights the clouds as she works her way toward Lock 1.
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Federal Mackinac at Port Weller.
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Sandra Mary & barges waiting for the wind to diminish before proceeding.  The Rio Grande had come through Port Weller piers in very windy conditions.
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Sandra Mary secured to her barges.  She is headed for Belleville, Ontario.

Hamilton May 8
- John McCreery
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Federal Rideau at pier 12E having arrived on the 5th from Montreal
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Atlantic Huron running aground May 8 -
Robert Burgener
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Detroit River Saturday -
Barry Pigeon
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Grayfox passing Dossin Museum on Detroit River
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Firehose drill practice
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Grounding Atlantic Huron
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USCG dropping personnel onto Ship
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Port Dover Ontario
- May 4 - John McCreery
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Eau Clipper
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Leonard S
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Fishfinder V and Harry Purvis
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My Boys
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Erie Explorer
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Donna F
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Dover Clipper
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Dover Clipper and Alex B
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Mi Mar Lynne
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B B Miller
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Amherst Islander
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