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December 27, 20

McKee Sons refloating Sunday - Ken Borg
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Wyoming  coming   down to work on McKee Sons.
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Boat fans at the ready.
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Rebecca Lynn, Vermont, Carolyn Hoey, Patricia Hoey Puling on McKee Sons
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She's moving
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Idaho Vermont and Wyoming Pushing.
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Idaho, Vermont, Wyoming Pushing The McKee Sons while other tugs are 
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Idaho, Vermont, Wyoming Securing McKee Sons to dock.
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Idaho, Vermont Holding McKee Sons against the Detroit Edison Trenton  Channel Power Plant dock.

St. Marys River Friday
- Roger LeLievre
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Calumet passes Dunbar, above the Rock Cut.
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Rock Cut ice poses no problem for the Calumet.
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Stern view
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Joseph L. Block makes the turn into the Rock Cut.
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In the ice
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Powering through.
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Stern view.
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Robert S. Pierson and Joseph L. Block passing.
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Lee A. Tregurtha, upbound below Six Mile Point.

Huron, Ohio
- Doug Kishman
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The Pathfinder and Dorothy Ann assisted by the tug Manitou off Huron's Nickleplate beach.
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 Pathfinder backing in to the Huron river with assistance from the tug Manitou.
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Pathfinder being guided by the Manitou as it backs towards its berth.
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Backing in to the slip.

Welland Canal December 26
- John McCreery
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BBC Jade exiting lock 3 - the last saltie of the 2010 season
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BBC Jade at the Homer bridge en route from Windsor to Montreal
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Jade and Pineglen meet above lock 2
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Stern view of the BBC Jade between locks 1 and 2
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Griffon and Algoma Spirit exchange salutes between locks 1 and 2
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Mississagi at Port Weller with the Coast Guard's Cape Roger now below lock 1 but still undergoing her refit
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Mississagi approaching lock 2 with slag loaded in Hamilton and bound for Cleveland
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BBC Jade meets up with a tiny patch of blue sky as she heads for Lake Ontario
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Pilot boat heads into a stiff north wind
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Pilot boat catches up to the Jade to make the seasons last saltie pilot change

Cote-Ste-Catherine December 26 -
Ken Goslett
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J W Shelley downbound approaches the Ste-Catherine lock upper wall.
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J W Shelley enters the Ste-Catherine Lock.
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John D Leitch upbound passes the Ste-Catherine wharf.
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John D Leitch upbound meets the Algosteel downbound.
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John D Leitch upbound passes the Algosteel downbound.
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Algosteel downbound slows to dock at the Ste-Catherine wharf.

Manitowoc at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Loading ore

Algobay down at Brockville Ont. -
Murray Blancher
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Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Algosteel enters Port Colborne on her last ever trip down the canal.
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Approaching Bridge 21.
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Cedarglen passes the soon-to-be scrapped Canadian Leader at Port Colborne.
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Secured above Bridge 21 to load material.
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 Mississagi below Lock 8.
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Peter R Cresswell below Lock 8.
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Canadian Navigator works toward Lock 2.
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Christmas Day is a time for family gatherings.  Sisters Richelieu & Saguenay have a brief visit below Lock 2.
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 The visit continues.
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Saguenay upbound in the snow.
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Richelieu downbound.
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Both ships have this heavy-duty construction at the stern.  The Algoma Spirit & sisters also have something similar.  What's the purpose of this?
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 Saguenay continues toward Lock 2.
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Visit over, Richelieu heads for Lock 1.

Barney Devine December 22 in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal as the Barney Devine was returning to their Sturgeon Bay homebase for Winter lay-up - Wendell Wilke
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 This is likely her last trip, before being replaced by the new Coregonus in Spring.
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Welland Canal December 20 -
Rob Wolcott
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Gordon C. Leitch leaving Lock 3 heading to Lock 2.
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Leitch along the wall.
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Heading into Lock 2.
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In Lock 2 with her unmistakable funnel.
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Atlantic Huron approaching the Glendale bridge downbound.
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Passing through the Glendale bridge.
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Exits Lock 1 approaching the downbound Leitch
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Cresswell bow shot heading to wall to slide up to lock
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Gordon C. Leitch as she passes the Cresswell riding the wall.
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Soo Friday -
Roger LeLievre

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