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July 3, 2009


 
7/3 - Oxl Lotus at Port Huron - Bruce Hurd
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Tied up at the Bean Dock
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Upbound in the St Clair River after leaving the Bean Dock
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Heading toward Lake Huron, her destination was shown as Bay City.
       

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Iroquois Lock - Ron Beaupre
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 Dutch Runner taking the Iroquois Lock on the fly.
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Heading up to Oshawa for cargo.
     

7/3 - Erika Kobasic at the Soo
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Herm Klein
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Clelia II Cruise Ship in Houghton, Mich. Thursday - Danielle Adams
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Docked in Houghton by the Medical Arts Building
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View from the Hancock side.
   

7/3 - Port Dover
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Gerry O.
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 Badger
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Southwind
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Lac Manitoba
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Workboat Konigsburg rafted to the barge Loader No. 4. Spud barge Mr. Pat and Nadro's Inrepid III astern.
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 Hobby tug Amy Krysta
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Mi Mar Lynn returning to port
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My Boys homeward bound.
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Billie K. at the dock.
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Group photo of T James T, Angler and Ironfish
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Fishfinder V is "For Sale" but, then again, isn't every boat for sale all the time?
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Russel-built Loganville
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Dave Mathew's tug Frisky in the fore; looking upstream to the Nadro yard on the right and Harry Gamble's scrapyard on the left.
     

7/3 - June traffic in the Welland Canal
 - Paul Beesley
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Maritime Trader upbound toward Lock 2.
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CSL Niagara leaving Lock 1.
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John D Leitch downbound.
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Mrs C changing pilots on the Stolt Kite below Lock 1.
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Mrs C returning to her dock in Port Weller.
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Maritime Trader upbound.
       

7/3 - Saginaw River
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Todd Shorkey
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Greyfox downbound Thursday afternoon at Smith Park in Essexville
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Another view
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Stern view
   

7/3 -
Michipicoten loading ore in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Bow view
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Stern view
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Full view on the north side of the ore dock
   

7/3 - Tuesday at the Soo
- Dave Wobser
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USCGC Buckthorn downbound at Mission Point in the early morning 
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Cruise ship Clelia II upbound at Mission Point
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"Flying wing" port side stack
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Stern view
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 Clelia II headed for Bondar Pavilion, in Soo Ontario, to unload passengers into buses to go to Mackinaw Island.
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Canadian Progress down bound in Soo Harbor
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Progress stern view
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Clelia II leaving Bondar headed for the Carbide Dock in Soo Michigan
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Turning to head for the Carbide Dock
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Safely tied up
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Wide view
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Algoisle upbound at Mission Point
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Flying her flags for Canada Day
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Stern accommodations block
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Algoisle stern view
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H. Lee White upbound in Soo Harbor passing Clelia II
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CCGS Samuel Risley heading to Soo, Ontario
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Buses return the passengers in the early evening
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Clelia II entering the MacArthur Lock
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Forward deck crew at work
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Pilot and captain at the wing controls
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Teak decks
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Outboard powered Zodiacs on the top deck
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Outdoor stern lounge not much fun in the cold rain
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Passengers viewing the locking process
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More passengers brave the cold rain up front
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Enclosed tender in the stern davits
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Leaving the Mac headed for the Keweenaw Peninsula
   

7/3 - Alpena
 - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Alpena leaving
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Alpena with tall ships
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Nina & Pinta coming in
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Nina
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Pinta
       

7/3 - Brockville
 - Dave Bessant
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Flinterduin sounding off trying to get through all the boats on the water during the fireworks display at 10:15  pm Canada Day at Brockville.
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lights on
     

7/3 -
Historical Perspectives - 50 years ago July 3 1959 - Ray Hillary            
The Royal Yacht Britannica with Queen Elizabeth II on board passed up the St Clair River bound for a visit to Sarnia while on her tour of the newly opened St Laurence Seaway. She was escorted by the USCG cutter Mackinaw and a Canadian destroyer. Photos taken just below the south tip of Stag Island in the Canadian channel of the St Clair River. 1-Brit-july0359-rch.jpg (93601 bytes) 2-Mack-july0359-rch.jpg (85843 bytes) 3-dest-july0359-rch.jpg (80042 bytes)  


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