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September 19, 20

Agawa Canyon towed from Montreal - Kent Malo
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Agawa Canyon partially away from the slip at sec 56, bound for Aliaga, Turkey for scrapping.
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Bow of the Agawa Canyon with the white strip, the line is a marker to see if any water is being taken aboard,
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Pulling away from the dock at 0645 Saturday Sept., 18, 2010
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ITC tug Sirocco on the bow, starting to tightening up the cable and slowly pulling away for a 32 day trip to Aliaga Turkey,
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On the stern the Vigilant 1, she will break off the tow any where from Pointe au Pic, Quebec to Les Escoumins pilot station, there are 3 pilot, one aboard the Vigilant 1 and two, aboard the Sirocco.

Welland Canal Saturday -
Roger LeLievre
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Fraser scrap tow nears Lock 8. Tug Ecosse on the lead.
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Steering tug Lac Manitoba pours on the power.
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Close up of Fraser.
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Lac Manitoba
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Algosteel in the canal.
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Amazoneborg exiting Lock 8.
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Watching the CSL Laurentien tie up at the old stone dock above Lock 8
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Saltie Isolda.
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Drydocked Gordon C. Leitch at night.
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Dotti proudly wears her BoatNerd shirt (watch for them to be available on this site soon).
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Orsula in Lock 7.
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Tug Radium Yellowknife laid up at Ramey's Bend.
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Stephen B. Roman passes the bow of Gordon C. Leitch.

Welland Canal Friday and Saturday
- Dave Wobser
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 Amazoneborg easing under Bridge 21 in Port Colborne Saturday morning.
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DDH Fraser tow approaching the stone dock at Ramey's Bend
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Lead tug Ecosse
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DDH Fraser
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Well worn wheelhouse
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Trailing tug Lac Manitoba
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The tow holding the wall to let Amazoneborg pass
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Early morning photos watching the action
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CSL Laurentian approaching the stone dock to tie up for fuel
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 Putting a man on the dock
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Amazoneborg finally able to pass through
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Amazoneborg passing CSL Laurentian
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 Algosteel returning upbound from Hamilton between Locks Two and Three
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Algosteel stern view
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Stephen B. Roman upbound between Two and Three
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Roman's snail scroll stack logo
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Roman stern view
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USCCC Biscayne Bay approaching Lock Seven down bound Friday
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 Biscayne Bay's banner
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Stern view entering Lock Seven
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Montrealais up bound between Lock Two and Three
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Photographers along the canal
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Barbara Andrie and A-397
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Barbara Andrie stern view
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Algosea meeting Barbara Andrie below Lock Three
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Algosteel downbound below the Glendale Bridge
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 Algosteel stern view

The tow of the former HMCS Fraser arrived off Port Weller about 4 p.m. on Friday - David Bull

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View of the three vessels in the tow, tugs Ecosse and Tony McKay then the Fraser.
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Lead tug Ecosse.  Word is that Tony McKay continued to have mechanical problems and  Ecosse can be seen towing the McKay.
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Tony McKay connected on the bow to Ecosse and on the stern to Fraser.
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Fraser under tow.
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Stern view of Fraser.  She was flying the provincial flag of Nova Scotia on the stern and an  unknown flag on the bow.
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As seen from the east pier Port Dalhousie.  The tow has gone to anchor to wait for a  canal pilot

 Tow leaving Lock 1 around 12:30 a.m. -
Matt Miner
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 Fraser Tow
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Empty weapon mount ahead of bridge
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 Helicopter deck/hangar added during 1965-66 refit
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Flag/pennant rack(?) in right center, unknown vertical structure just ahead of the starboard stack?
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Bow pennant showing support for the troops 'till the end

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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Maumee outbound at Cass Avenue
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Stern view
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 Calumet outbound at Cheboyganing Creek
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Stern view

- Michel St. Denis  
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Miss Olympia out of the water
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Wiloclawek at section B-5
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Sauniere and Halifax on a long term lay-up
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Bounty and others at Old Port
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John J. Boland in Buffalo -
Brian W.
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John J Boland after just having finished her unload at the Gateway Metroport Pier's Main Dock in Lackawanna.
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Stern of the Boland as set against the old Bethlehem Steel Coke Oven complex and the new Steel Winds windmill farm. An interesting contrast of old and new technology for sure.
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Backing away from the Metroport pier and out of the Lackawanna Ship Canal.
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Now clear of the canal and coming to a stop in the Southern Channel of Buffalo's Outer Harbor
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The ship has now maneuvered to Starboard and is starting through the piers off Stony Point as they head for the open waters of Lake Erie in the distance.
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View of the Union Ship Canal showing the new improvements being made there with the tug Jacklynn and her barge blocking the entrance. This was once the site of four blast furnaces, two ore docks with Brown Hoists, Hulett unloaders, bridge cranes, and a large pig iron plant. 

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