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February 7, 20
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Algonac, Mich. Sunday - Don Detloff
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Morro Bay
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Samuel Risley
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Algoeast
   

Montreal's old port Saturday - Adrian Platts
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Richelieu
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Algoma Spirit
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South Chicago Thursday morning -
Lou Gerard
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 Algomarine viewed from 95th St. unloading at North American Salt's 92nd St. dock.
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Another scene of Algomarine from the 95th St. bridge.
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Stern view of Algomarine from Ewing Ave. bridge.
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Stack and aftercabin detail.
 

Joseph L. Block arrives for Winter lay-up in Sturgeon Bay -
Matt Stram
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USCGC Morro Bay (WTGB 106) working the Great Lakes,
pictures from their FaceBook page
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Crew poses for a picture while on Ice Liberty
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"The real reason we break ice so effectively"
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Transferring a snowmobiler rescued from Lake Erie to the CCGS Samuel Risley.
   

Algoma Discovery at Curtis Bay, Maryland ore dock across from Baltimore - Kent Malo for Clarence Vautier.
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 Taken earlier this year, date unknown
       

Historical Perspective -
The aftermath of the sinking of the Saltie Monvovia, hit by the Royalton off Thunder Bay at Alpena, on Thursday June 25, 1959 - John G. Mackay
The Norman W Foy picked up the 29 crew members of the Monrovia, and took them to Detroit. While passing Port Huron, the Westcott mail boat took one member of the US Public Health Service, and three members of the US Immigration Department out to the Foy and put them on board. I had the opportunity to go along on the ride and take these pictures.
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Westcott mail boat with passengers for the Foy. Port Huron Times Herald Photo.
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Norman W Foy.
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Passengers unloaded.
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Some of the Monrovia crew.
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Damage to the bow of the Royalton, docked in Sarnia.
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Historical Perspective - J.W. Westcott Co. Port Huron Station -
John G. Mackay
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Taken around 1959 or 1960. On the left is Art Nixon who worked in the office, and Paul Carpenter who was one of the Captains. They are enjoying the sunshine between boats.
       

Pictures that need Identification
- From the postcard collection of Don Geske
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Looking for ID of the ships in these images. Please post answers in the Information Search
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Historical Perspective -
scans from the Robert Henkel collection
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Avery,-Sewell.jpg (17624 bytes) Avery,-Sewell-stern.jpg (20758 bytes) Boyer,-Willis-B.-1.jpg (33874 bytes) Cliffs-Victory-Toledo-layup.jpg (20967 bytes) Cliffs-Victory.jpg (20770 bytes)
Crapo,-S.T.---ice.jpg (21143 bytes) Crapo,-S.T.-ice-2.jpg (23671 bytes) Heron-Bay-PortColborne-Fuel-Dock.jpg (25574 bytes) Heron-Bay-stern-PortColborne-Fuel-Dock.jpg (27101 bytes) Hennepin---Toledo-layup.jpg (28456 bytes)
Inland-Transport---bow-Sarnia-scrapping.jpg (30036 bytes) Inland-Transport---Sarnia-Scrapping.jpg (25024 bytes) Kinsman-Voyager-Toledo-layup.jpg (26120 bytes) Kinsman-Voyager-Toledo-layu-stern.jpg (26877 bytes) Lakeshell.jpg (20795 bytes)
McKee-Sons.jpg (20410 bytes) McKee-Sons-stern.jpg (17991 bytes) Oglebay,-Crispin.jpg (16401 bytes) Sloan,-George-A.-B&W.jpg (25206 bytes) Steelton2.jpg (24755 bytes)
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