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May 16, 20
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Escanaba Saturday - Dick Lund
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Wide view of the Birchglen at the Escanaba ore dock on Saturday
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Close-up from across the bay
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Close-up of the stern
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Bow-on view at the ore dock
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Wide starboard-side view
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Close-up
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Wide view from Vinette Boatworks Co. to the north of the ore dock
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USCG Biscayne Bay in dry-dock at Basic Marine
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Five tugs and the USCG Biscayne Bay at Basic Marine (tug on right is Holly Marine's Holly Anne)
 

Green Bay - Scott Best
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Wide view unloading at Western Lime
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Close up
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Close up of Olive L Moore, note tug is in the west draw of the RR bridge to place the pile near the end of the dock at Western Lime.
   

Saturday at Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Swedish tanker Ramira approaching Allanburg
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Bow shot
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Shot of aft superstructure
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Closeup of stack
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Ramira meeting BBC Alaska at north end of Welland bypass
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BBC Alaska at Port Robinson
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Stern shot
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Canadian Coast Guard cutter Griffon approaching Lock 2
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Griffon easing towards tieup wall as John B Aird exits the lock. Aird would salute the government ship
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John B Aird with cargo of coal headed to Hamilton
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Stern shot
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Canadian Transport clear of Lock 7 approaching old Guard Gate
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Heading to Port Colborne
   

Recent Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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CSL Niagara coming out of Lock 7, upbound.
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CSL Niagara passes the downbound Capt Henry Jackman above Lock 7.
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Mapleglen powers through the Homer bridge on her way to Lock 3.
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More power applied to move along the wall.
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Reliance downbound toward Lock1, pushing the PML 9000/
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BBC Mississippi taking fuel from the Hamilton Energy below Lock 1 in the early morning fog.
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Later in the day the Mississippi at the Homer bridge.
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Capt Bud Bisso and CBC 1268 on the long trip back to the Gulf of Mexico for another load.
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Closer look at the Bud.  She is quite deep in the water at the stern.
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Capt Bud Bisso & Reliance pass below Lock 3.
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Federal Hunter approaches the wall above Lock 2.
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Happy Rover downbound from Lock 2.
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Happy Rover approaching Lock 1.  She is carrying parts of a local factory that is being shipped to China.
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Rebecca Lynn waiting below Lock 2.  Rather than tie up she put out a spring line on a bight near the bow of the barge.  Then she kept a bit of ahead power on her prop.  This held her in to the wall.  When the time came to move she did not need to put anyone ashore, simply let go one end of the spring line and haul the line up off the bollard.
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Reliance upbound at the Homer bridge.

Beauharnois Lock - Ken Goslett
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Upbound Shelley in Lac St-Louis
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Upbound Shelley tied up below Beauharnois Lock 3
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Upbound Maritime Trader exists Lock
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Downbound Algosoo enters Lock 3 with Maritime Trader entering Lock 4 in background.
 

Mariatown - Ron Beaupre
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Algoeast passing Mariatown.
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Isadora heading up to the lakes at Mariatown.
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Ramira is a very handsome ship. She is on her first visit to the Lakes.
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Ramira near the town of Cardinal.
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Happy Rover sliding the wall above Iroquois Lock.
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Happy Rover in Iroquois Lock.
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Happy Rover passing Vega Desgagnes secured below the lock. Algosteel waits in the river for the lock.
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Capt Bud Bisso pushes her barge into Iroquois Lock.
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Capt Bud Bisso heads down the Seaway with her barge CBC 1268.
 

Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island - Dianne Donati
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  Westbound Federal Patriot
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 Westbound American Spirit
   

CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock
- Bob Vincent
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H Lee White loading for Ecorse Michigan
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Another view
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CSX  car dumper
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Robert S. Pierson on board looking aft
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Pierson anchor windlass
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Hatch crane on Pierson
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Mooring winch cable and controller box
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Spar Deck Accommodation passage way and boom controls 
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Hatch # 17 and # 18 with strong arm in the middle, not much room to  maneuver
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On board, looking forward
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Aft view from wall
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 Forward view from wall
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Loaded, heading for Canadian Soo
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Great Lake Tugs Nebraska and Mississippi waiting for the Federal Rideau
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Federal Rideau coming in
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Another view
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Mississippi helping aft
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Nebraska helping forward
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Heading for Midwest Terminal of Toledo, International Dock
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CSL Niagara unloading iron ore at CSX Torco
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CSL Niagara unloading from Port Cartier
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A closer look at the boom
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Forward view from across the slip
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John B. Aird backing under the CSX coal loader
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Another view
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 Putting a man on the wall
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Forward Starboard windlass on the Aird
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Forward Port windlass
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Deck view looking aft.
 

Midwest Terminal Stone Dock
- Bob Vincent
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Canadian Navigator unloading stone
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another view
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Canadian Navigator came from Bruce Mines
   

Friday morning traffic at Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Qc.
- Michel St-Denis
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Federal Miramichi was upbound
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Montrealais was upbound
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Serena was upbound
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Calumet and tug Iowa in the Cuyahoga
Friday - Allen Seremak
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Calumet being assisted by the tug Iowa in the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland.
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Putting on the power. Tug Iowa assisting
     

Lee A. Tregurtha at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette
- Rod Burdick 
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Scenic view
       

Fish Tug -
Shaun Vary
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Almidart at the Port Dover Harbour Museum, April 10, 2010.
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James D. out of the water at Port Dover, May 6, 2010.
     

Superior -
John Bell Collection
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My father was Skipper on the Superior for 20 some years. As a youngster I would spend much of my Summers on the boat. Pictures likely taken in Detroit River in the early 50's.
       


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