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January 17, 20

St. Clair River Ice Breaking Sunday - Joe cioletti
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Herbert C. Jackson stuck in the St Clair River waiting for breaker assistance early Sunday morning.
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Neah Bay preparing to depart Algonac, Mackinaw in the back ground.
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another view
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Passing the Clarke
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Assisting the Jackson
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Breaking a track in the ice
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The Samuel Risley turning in the river
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Making the turn
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After the turn

 St. Clair River Sunday -
Don Detloff
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Mackinaw, Herbert C. Jackson and Samuel Risley above the Algonac State Park
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Samuel Risley
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Mackinaw and Samuel Risley passing
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Samuel Risley and Phillip R. Clarke
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St. Clair River Ice Saturday
- Ken Borg
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St. Clair River Ice Jam Saturday
- Ron Piskor
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Winter’s grip on the river is seen at Willow Point as the Mackinaw cuts a track along the Callaway’s starboard side.
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The Canadian cutter Risley charging up river to assist the Mackinaw with the Callaway.
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Risley approaching the Callaway.
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Risley widening the track on the Callaway’s starboard side
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Cason J. Callaway about to get underway.
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Bristol Bay arrives to hold the track open for the Callaway.
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Mackinaw leads the way down stream for the Callaway.
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Cason J. Callaway heads down river.
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The Mackinaw shadows the Risley’s starboard side as they cut an up stream track for the approaching American Enterprise.
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American Integrity approaches the Niagara which is stopped along the U.S. side of the river.
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Niagara about to get underway.
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Niagara steers into the track that the American Integrity just cut and heads down river.

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Sunday -
Gerry Banks
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Mesabi Miner backing into Sturgeon Bay Sunday afternoon assisted by two Selvik Tugs.
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John J Boland
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 Tug Jimmy L standing by to assist.
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Soo and Marquette -
Lee Rowe
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Paul R Tregurtha above the locks.
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CSL Laurentian above the locks
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Paul R Tregurtha below the locks.
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Manitowoc, last load of the season in Marquette.

Milwaukee, Wis. -
Jason Heindel
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Burns Harbor house and port side screw
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Ice on forward house
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Burns Harbor

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Burns Harbor, Tug G. L. Ostrander & barge Integrity and Stewart J. Cort with Milwaukee Skyline
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Stewart J. Cort with the two "G" tugs on the bow
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G.L. Ostrander & Integrity at the LaFarge pier
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Gillen Marine tug Andrew J

Muskegon, Mich. Saturday -
Mike Nicholls
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Tug Duluth
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Tug Fisher Hayden
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Tug Andy Milne, anyone know her original name?
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Tug Susan W Hannah

Manitowoc at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Waiting to load one of the last ore cargoes of the season

Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
- Bill Hoey
Fifteen large cruise ships visited over the weekend of January 15 and 16.  Seven on Saturday and eight on Sunday.  Special visiting ships included the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Alure of the Seas, and the new Holland America ship Nieuw Amsterdam. 
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Queen Mary 2 inbound Port Everglades Saturday Jan 15
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Navigator of the Seas outbound Saturday.
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Queen Elizabeth backing into her dock Sunday Jan 16.
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Left to right, Celebrity Solstice, Queen Elizabeth, Alure of the Seas
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Celebrity Solstice
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Left to right, Nieuw Amsterdam and Noordam.
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Bow on is MSC Poesia and broadside is Ruby Princess.
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Queen Elizabeth departs Port Everglades.
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Queen Victoria follows Queen Elizabeth out of Port Everglades.

St. Clair River Icebreaking video
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