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Fireboat Edward M Cotter and the G-Tug New Jersey breaking ice on the upper Buffalo River Sunday - Brian W.
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New Jersey backing away from the Buffalo tug dock before heading up river to meet the Cotter at the CSX CP-1 bridge.
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Cotter leading the way with the New Jersey close behind on the way up through the draw at CP-1.
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The Cotter is now waiting for a bridge lift at the CSX CP-Draw bridge while the New Jersey does doughnuts in the reach between the bridges to help break up the ice there.
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The New Jersey is now making a full power run to use her massive bow wave to crack the plate ice near the bridge at CP-1.
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South Park Ave. lift bridge going up for the New Jersey as she approaches from downstream.
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Cotter pulling alongside the New Jersey for a two prong attack on the thick plate ice at the South Park Lift Bridge.
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 As seen from the opposite side of the bridge, after 3 hours of backing, ramming, and flushing out with the props the two ice breakers were still in the draw at South Park Ave. Some of the larger pieces were seen to be at least 2 feet thick when they flipped over in the water.
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New Jersey surging forward & cracking through the last of the plate ice near the bend at PVS Chemical. Just ahead of the tug is a soft spot where a warm water outfall is located. Above and to the right is the thick, refrozen ice flow, similar to a "wind row" that was causing all the problems for South Buffalo.
   

Sarnia Saturday
- Matt Miner
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Michipicoten & CSL Assiniboine in the North Slip
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Work continues on the engine replacement
 
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Q105 former Duc D'Orleans being restored
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Ojibway & Calumet at Cargil
 
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Tug Menasha & Montrealais at the Government Dock
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Stack from the Michipicoten on the Government Dock
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Algoway at the Sidney Smith Dock
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Griffon returning to the Government Dock
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All secure
 
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John Spence & Niagara Spirit at the old CN ferry dock
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John Spence
 
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Algoeast at Imperial Oil
 
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Fishing tugs on a snowy day at Port Stanley
- Monty Young
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Goderich winter taken in January
- John McCreery
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Fish tug L&R
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MacDonald Marine tugs
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Pride
 
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Evalina
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Mike-J blowing smoke but seemingly frozen in.
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Noskca-J and Last-Time
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Canadian Transfer
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Another view
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Stern view
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Tugs Dover and Pride

Manistee at the Port of Monroe for winter lay-up -
Linda VanWinkle
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St. Clair River February 23
- Bruce Tomlinson
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Fish Tug Photos
- Dave Otterman
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 F.G. Bravener newly launched Port Dover 1984
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Dee & Bee moored in Port Dover 1984
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Coranet moored in Wheatley 1992
   

ULS Fleet - Hermie Phillips
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News paper clippings from the 80's
- Rob Hartley
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Historical Perspectives -
Lou Gerard Sr. and Lou Gerard collection
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Columbia's G.A. Tomlinson docking at Peerless at Port Huron as fleetmate Reserve passes downbound Sept. 1978.
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Inland Steel's Clarence B. Randall leaving Poe Lock downbound. Taken from Soo Locks tour boat. Sept. 1975.
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Amoco Illinois approaching Dickey Road, East Chicago IN. after a winter trip in Dec. 1974.
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Hindman's Parker Evans at grain elevator in slip off of Calumet River between 100th and 106th St. June 1976.
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Kinsman's Merle M. McCurdy downbound at Mission Point passes the Sugar Islander. Oct. 1976
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Amoco Indiana, now the St. Marys Conquest,  outbound at East Chicago IN. approaching Dickey Road bridge. May 1976.
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U.S. Steel's Enders M. Voorhees in Lake Superior approaching Duluth at dawn. Sept. 1977.
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 Samuel Mather of Interlake S.S. Co. downbound in Lake Huron approaching Port Huron Oct. 1976.
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Philip D. Block unloading at Inland Steel"s  Indiana Harbor mill. No Date.
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Bethlehem Steel's Steelton downbound in a view from Bluewater Bridge. No date
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Bethlehem's Lehigh upbound at the Bluewater Bridge. No date.
       


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