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October 3, 20


Canadian Prospector scrap tow on October 1 - Michel St-Denis 

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Tug Simoon will tow the Canadian Prospector to Turkey.
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On the Bow, the name of Canadian Prospector is cover by paint. The white strip on the Bow indicates the draft and will warn the crew if the hull takes on water.
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Stack and logo covered by black paint.
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Tug Vigilant 1 on the stern
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Salties in the Welland Canal
- John McCreery
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Amur Star approaching the Homer bridge
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Emerging from under the Skyway
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 Stern view heading to lock 3
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BBC Mississippi exiting from lock 3 with Algocanada in the background
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BBC Mississippi passing the Amur Star
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 Closeup bow view
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Stern with Barry Andersen's car in the foreground - it's for sale
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Avonborg out of lock 7 and Windsor bound
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Meeting the downbound Eider
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Avonborg and Eider passing
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Eider against the light
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Stern view
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Avonborg passing under the bridge at highway 20
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Bow view
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Stern view as she heads toward Port Robinson

Duluth-Superior - Tom Caine
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Sam Laud departing Duluth for Silver Bay Saturday
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Samuel de Champlain and Innovation arriving Duluth Piers
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Cason J. Callaway unloading limestone at CN Missabe
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 Joseph L. Block at CN Missabe
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Callaway and Block at CN Missabe Dock 6
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Federal Danube at Gavilon Elevator
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Algoma Guardian loading at Cenex Harvest States 2
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Algoma Guardian and Tug Minnesota
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Capt. Henry Jackman departing Duluth with Taconite
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Olympic Melody at Cenex Harvest States 1
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G-Tug Kentucky standing by
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R/V Blue Heron
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Olympic Miracle arriving and Olympic Melody departing Duluth-Superior. Both ships used the same lift of the Aerial Bridge.
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Olympic Miracle and Olympic Melody
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 Olympic Miracle and Olympic Melody exchange 3 blast salute followed by 1 blast salute
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Algoma Guardian and Olympic Miracle meet off Rice's Point
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Olympic Guardian and tug Minnesota on stern
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Tug Minnesota
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Minnesota at stern of Olympic Miracle
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Minnesota initiates last turn to CHS 1
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Minnesota and Olympic Miracle
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Edwin H. Gott arrives Duluth
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Cason J. Callaway arrives Duluth

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Algocanada downbound below Lock 2.
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Algocanada passes the Federal Ems above Lock 1.
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Amur Star approaching Lock 1 from Lake Ontario.
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A familiar funnel to the Great Lakes and Eastern Canada.  Rigel, formerly sailing the Diamond, Emerald & Jade Star.
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Amur Star slides the wall toward Lock 1.
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Avonborg above Lock 3 passes the Algocanada.
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 Avonborg above Lock 3.
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Avonborg approaching Lock 4 west of the Flight locks.
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BBC Mississippi below Lock 1. 
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BBC Mississippi glides towards Lock 1.
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Federal Ems passes the Algocanada above Lock 1.
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Federal Ems moving toward Lock 2.
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Horizon, from Dunkirk, NY.
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Horizon heads for Lake Ontario on a windy day.
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Meantime, the Radium Yellowknife shelters below Lock 1 because of the wind.
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Algowood leaving Lock 2.
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Sabina at the Homer bridge on her way to Lock 3.
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Dunnage on deck of the Sabina.
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Sea Owl waiting for Lock 2 to open.  Hooooo owns this yacht?
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Sea Owl moving slowly toward Lock 2.

Goderich Ontario, Friday - Bruce Douglas
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Algosteel loading salt in its third day here.
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View from south pier.
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View from lighthouse.
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 View from castle.
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Moving to let Cuyahoga enter channel, strong winds.
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MacDonald's tugs shoving hard.
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Tugs shifting position
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 Cuyahoga approaching harbor.
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Turning in basin, Algosteel backing around again.
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Cuyahoga loading grain.

CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock
- Bob Vincent
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Robert S. Pierson under the ship loader
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Heading for Essar Steel Algoma in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Straits of Mackinac Saturday -
Dianne Donati
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Olive L. Moore/Lewis J. Kuber
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BBC Rio Grande in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island.
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Eastbound Buffalo

Salties in the Welland Canal
- John McCreery
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Federal Ems departing lock 1
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Passing Cape Roger
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Meeting the downbound Algocanada
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Bow view
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Stern view
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Bow dead on
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Dusk arrives as Federal Ems slides the wall toward lock 2 destination Ashtabula
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Eider holding position after exit from lock 3
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Finally underway
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Approaching the Homer bridge at days end and destined for the anchorage in Hamilton harbor

Tugboat Kristin J. hard aground on Glencoe Shoal near Glencoe, Ill. Saturday
- Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Ford
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 Three people aboard the vessel were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after Kristin J., with two construction barges in tow, began taking on water.

Barbara Andrie from the Hope Memorial Bridge -
Kate White
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Mariatown -
Murray Blancher
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Avonborg upbound at Mariatown in a very heavy rain
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Sea Owl downbound at Mariatown
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BBC Volga upbound at Mariatown
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Federal Saguenay downbound at Mariatown
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 BBC Volga upbound at Iroquois
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John Spencer & Niagara spirit upbound at Iroquois
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J W Shelley upbound at Iroquois
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 Beluga Featival downbound at Iroquois

Friday evening at Brockville
- Dave Bessant
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Looking down to Prescott from Brockville, 3 ships approaching which turn out to be J W Shelley, John Spence and Canadian Empress, you can almost tell from the silhouettes.
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J W Shelley approaching Brockville
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 Stern view into setting sun
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Canadian Empress has overtaken John Spence as she must come in to stay overnight at Brockville
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Across from Morristown
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Saluting with her high pitched whistle
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John Spence with her barge Spirit and a flashing yellow light at the bow
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Saturday morning at Prescott and the Algocanada about to pass under the Prescott Ogdensburg International bridge downbound

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