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June 1 , 20

BoatNerd / Marine Historical Society of Detroit cruise photos - Roger Lelievre
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Our first boat of the day, American Republic, with the American Mariner in the background.
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 Stern view of the Republic with the Detroit skyline in the background.
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Ojibway downbound for Windsor.
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Ojibway hits the wake of a passing small craft.
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Passengers enjoy the sunny weather on the upper deck.
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Tug Victorious, mated with John J. Carrick, near Sarnia.
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Saltwater tanker Songa Falcon.
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Arthur M. Anderson below the Blue Water bridges.
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Anderson, stern view.
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Laid-up Algocanada at Sarnia.
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Algolake below Port Huron.
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Algolake passing museum ship Huron.
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Pilot boat Huron Belle in lower Lake Huron.
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BBC Greenland downbound.
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Captains Mike Nicholls (left) and Bill Hoey of the Diamond Belle.
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Jim Gallant sells BoatNerd raffle tickets on board.
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Fort Gratiot light
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Saguenay fueling at Sarnia before heading to Lake Superior.
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Diamond Belle docked at the St. Clair Inn, where the passengers enjoyed
a tasty buffet dinner.
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Sea cadet training vessel Pride of Michigan.
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CCGS Cape Hurd
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We enjoyed the greetings of many small boaters.
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Great Lakes Maritime Academy Training ship State of Michigan.
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Upbound Algosar in the St. Clair Flats.
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St. Clair Crib Light
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Herbert C. Jackson upbound above Belle Isle.
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Jackson, stern view.
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Incredibly, the boats kept coming. Night falls as Kaministiqua heads upbound.
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Kaministiqua, stern view.
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Renaissance Center glimmers as we head to our dock.

Muskegon Sunday -
Jeff & Greg Barber
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Algorail at the salt dock
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Algorail unloading salt
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Backing away from the dock
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Turning headed for Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan

Roger Blough in Two Harbors
- Rod Burdick
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Loading ore at the CN shiploader

Birchglen between Brockville and Prescott - all hazy shots in what has been said is the smoke from the forest fires up in the Gatineau, north of Ottawa -  Dave Bessant
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Birchglen stern view, just east of Brockville downbound
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Birchglen passing the town of Prescott, which is a few miles west of the Port of Prescott and the Elevators
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Birchglen passing us as we walk on the Sentier Patrimonial Riverain which means the Heritage River Trail, Prescott is known as the Fort Town and Fort Wellington is located there. A representation of a soldier from those times is on the sign beside Birchglen.
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Birchglen closer up in the haze
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Heading to the Prescott Ogdensburg International bridge with the remnants of the Ferry docks in the foreground.

Straits of Mackinac -
Lee Rowe
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 Federal Miraichi heading for the bridge.
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Manistee through the bridge
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American  Spirit approaching the bridge

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