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November 29, 20
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The G-tug Ohio came down river from the old Republic Steel Dock Sunday morning to tie up at the Buffalo Fireboat slip - Brian W.
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Tug Ohio moored across the face of the fireboat pier along the Buffalo River with the Edward M Cotter in the slip and downtown Buffalo in the background. 
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View from the end of the slip at the fireboat dock. There are over 200 years of combined maritime history tied up to the pier in this photo.
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Close up of the mid-section of the Ohio.
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Forward superstructure of the former City of Milwaukee Fireboat is seen in this view. The flared combing around the pilothouse deck level really stands out.
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Bow fendering as seen on the Ohio moored across the Buffalo Fireboat Pier with the Michigan St. Bridge in the background.

Pacific Huron entering Oshawa Sunday with assistance of the Ocean tugs Jerry G and Escorte -
Lorraine Morrill
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Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Maccoa above Lock 3.  I believe this was her first trip through the Canal.
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Recent newbuilds have included indications of various compartments.
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 Though the Glendale bridge and approaching the Flight Locks.
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Void, Fore Peak, Cofferdams and Ballast Tanks all indicated.
 

Marquette, Mich. -
Danielle Adams
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Herbert C. Jackson at the crack of dawn
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Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder backing into lower harbor
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Sam Laud at the Lower Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Unloading coal at the Shiras Dock
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Departing and heading to the Upper Harbor
     

CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock
- Bob Vincent
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Catherine Desgagnes under the ship loader
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Another view
     

Federal Danube upbound St Marys River Sunday -
Jerry Masson
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Historical Perspectives -
Marc Dease
On a cold, overcast November day 25 years ago, Duncan White and I waited on the Bluewater Bridge for several hours. Here is what we captured on that day, November 23, 1985.
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Chicago Tribune downbound. Scrapped at Port Colborne in 1989.
 
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Belle River downbound. She sails today as the Walter J. McCarthy Jr.
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Frontenac downbound.
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 Murray Bay downbound. She sails today as the Canadian Provider. 
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Consumers Power upbound. She would lay up for the last time 2 weeks later. Scrapped overseas in 1988.
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Tanker Gemini downbound. She sails today as the Algosar.
 
 
     

Recent Detroit River video (HD) -
BoatNerd staff
 


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