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July 16, 2009


 
7/16 - Recent Marquette  - Lee Rowe
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Herbert C Jackson loading at Marquette
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Jackson backing away from the dock
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Charles M Beeghly.
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 Blue Heron
 
 

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Duluth traffic for Wednesday July 15 - Travis Chadwick
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Adam E. Cornelius backing out of General Mills dock in Superior with a load of grain for Buffalo.
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Edwin H. Gott heading toward Duluth ship canal and ultimately for DMIR for taconite.
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Close up of tug Undaunted.
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Barge Pere Marquette 41and tug Undaunted departing Duluth with a load of scrap.
 

Traffic in Duluth Monday night and into Tuesday morning

     
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James R. Barker fueling at Murphy Fuel Dock. She loaded coal at Midwest Energy Terminal after Paul R. Tregurtha and Departed Tuesday morning.
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Paul R. Tregurtha loading at SMET.
     

7/16 - Duluth-Superior - Tom Caine

     
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Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41 in front channel
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Undaunted closeup
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 Undaunted/Pere Marquette approaching turning buoy
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Adam E. Cornelius backing from General Mills "S"
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Adam E. Cornelius starboard view
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Adam E. Cornelius backing toward East Gate
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Edwin H. Gott passing Duluth waterfront
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Adam E. Cornelius on Lake Superior with Vista Queen
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Vista Queen
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G-Tug Dock
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Edwin H. Gott docking at Murphy with strong west wind
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USCGC Alder under Aerial Bridge
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Alder closeup
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Alder off Coast Guard Station
 

7/16 - Welland Canal, July 14-
Paul Beesley
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Federal Kumano leaving Lock 7.  On the wall opposite is a pleasure craft waiting to lock down.  Quite the difference in size.
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 The ice horn on the Federal Kumano.  This protects the rudder if the ship has to go astern in ice, as long as the rudder is amidships.
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Pleasure craft Halcyon at the Homer bridge.  She went down the canal with 2 other craft.
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Howie's Dream approaching Lock 2 downbound.  She was in company with Halcyon & SCS Grayfox.
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Kaministiqua down toward Lock 1.
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SCS Grayfox downbound at the Homer bridge.  The 120-foot Gray Fox is a decommissioned Navy torpedo recovery ship.
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SCS Grayfox approaching Lock 2 downbound.  From April through November the Sea Cadets operate this ship.
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SCS Grayfox in the chamber of Lock 2.  The Grayfox is based in Port Huron, MI.
   

7/16 - Fairport Harbor Activity July 15
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Robert Hunter
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Thompson unloading stone at Sidleys
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Algolake astern of the Thompson. Tight fit to load salt, the Algolake has to move forward and back to accommodate the stationary loader
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Algolake taking on salt at the Morton Dock
   

7/16 - Hamilton
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John McCreery
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The Federal Fuji is still in port and is taking on a load of scrap metal at pier 12. The Gordon C Leitch arrived  in the afternoon of the 15th with a load of ore from Sept Iles for delivery to Dofasco.
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Federal Fuji loading scrap metal at pier 12.
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Gordon C Leitch arriving with ore from Sept Iles.
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Bow view at the entrance to the Burlington Piers.
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Stern view
       

7/16 - Historical Perspectives
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Four Patterson Ships at Midland, Ontario Simcoe Elevator in 1970's. - Vern Sweeting
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 In order from dock are Comeaudoc, Senator of Canada, Paterson and, Quedoc
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