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November 10, 20
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Windoc Tow -  John M.
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Windoc tow approaching Welland Canal Lock 8 upbound, with Jarrett M working hard to straighten her out.
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Closeup of where the stern used to be.
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Passing under the Port Colborne lift bridge,
   the last one before the scrap yard.
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Bridge closing behind the Windoc.
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Backing into a scrapping berth at Marine Recycling Corporation in Port Colborne, just west of the Canadian Leader. Various people confirmed the present plan is to cut up both of these boats at the Port Colborne facility.
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Marine Recycling Corporation facility in Port Maitland, with work progressing on the river ferry barge Roanoke (ex SS City of Flint 32) in the foreground, with the ex HMCS Fraser waiting her turn in background.
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Ferocious marine recycling yard dog
     

Welland Canal Tuesday -
Paul Beesley
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Canadian Navigator passes the shipyard on her way toward Lock 2.
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Chemtrans Havel below Lock 2.
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Chemtrans Havel slides into Lock 2.
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CSL Laurentien squeezes into Lock 7.
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CSL Laurentien lowered in Lock 7.
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Flevoborg on the wall above Lock 7.
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Flevoborg making her way toward Lock 7.  Notice how both the letter "O"s are larger font than the rest of the name.
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 Mapleglen clear of Lock 2.
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Mapleglen approaching Lock 1.
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Seahound, Jarrett M and Lac Manitoba waiting their turn for Lock 7.  They spent the previous 24 hours taking the Windoc back to Port Colborne.
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Rega clear of Lock 1.
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Rega heading for Lake Ontario.
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Rosaire A Desgagnes upbound at the shipyard.
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The remains of a sign indicating her part in the annual Arctic Sealift.
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St Marys Cement passes my house.
 
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Sea Eagle II in the notch.
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Songa Diamond clear of Lock 2 in front of an appreciative audience.
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Songa Diamond approaching Lock 2.
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Songa Diamond and Chemtrans havel pass above Lock 2.
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Cold crew on the Rosaire A Desgagnes.
 

Arthur M. Anderson At South Chicago Tuesday
-  Lou Gerard
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Arthur M. Anderson entering Calumet Harbor just before noon after unloading at Gary.
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Turning in harbor as a tug/barge clears the Calumet River.
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Tug Krista S. passes the Anderson at the EJ&E bridge.
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Backing under the EJ&E bridge enroute to KCBX.
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Crewmember on stern radioing orders to Pilot House.
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Pilot House and crewmember on bridgewing. 
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Waiting between 92nd and 95th for NS bridge to raise.
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Looking from 95th St. she backs through the 5 bridges.
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Anderson approaching 100th St.
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Arriving at KCBX. I couldn't help but think about what went on in her pilot House 35 yrs. ago Wednesday as she followed the Fitz in that terrible storm.

S
crapping at Aliaga Turkey -  Selin San
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Canadian Prospector arrives off Aliaga Turkey for scrapping
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Agawa Canyon with the wheelhouse and without.
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Olive L. Moore and Lewis J. Kuber sailing under the Mackinac Bridge
- Rod Burdick
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Heading into Lake Michigan
       

Canadian Transport and the Maumee in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island Tuesday -
Dianne Donati
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Historical Perspectives
- Canadian Leader
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Canadian Leader going into Toronto - Teresa Dufort.
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Under the Mackinac Bridge - Scott Morse
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 Dave Roy
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The engine room with the ULS flag painted above the E R by Dave Roy
 

Historical Perspectives
- Windoc - Herm Phillips
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Downbound in the Rock Cut,Neebish Isle. September 1992.
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Upbound at Nine Mile Point, St. Mary's River, August 1996.
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At International Marine Salvage yard  after removal of her stern. June 2007.
   


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