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July 20, 2009

7/20 - Sykes in Escanaba - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Inbound for Escanaba
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Approaching the dock
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Tied up
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Loading ore

7/20 -
Montreal - Rene Beauchamp
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Recently built Kurt Paul at Sorel-Tracy before heading for Oshawa.
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Tour boat Le Bateau Mouche in Montreal at the Old Port leaving for one of its regular harbor cruises.
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Tall ship Niagara open for visitors in the Old Port of Montreal.
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Umiak I laid up in Montreal since June 28.

7/20 -
Algoport transited the Panama Canal Saturday evening - from webcam of Port in Miraflores Lock
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Algoport is heading to China for a new forebody.

7/20 -
Duluth-Superior Harbor - Tom Caine
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James R. Barker entering Lake Superior
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Beluga Emotion at General Mills A
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Paul R. Tregurtha at SMET
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Kaye E. Barker at Fraser Shipyard
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Edward L. Ryerson at Fraser
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St. Clair at Fraser
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Presque Isle at CN Missabe
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Walter J, McCarthy Jr. backing to SMET
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McCarthy backing, American Integrity trimming
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Integrity finishing trim, McCarthy waiting for berth
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Integrity departing SMET
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Integrity fueling before departing Duluth
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 Alpena entering Duluth Harbor with American Century in background at Murphy Dock
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Alpena and J A W Iglehart at Lafarge Superior
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Alpena and Iglehart transferring cargo ashore
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J B Ford awaiting her fate
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Beluga Emotion entering Duluth Harbor for General Mills A
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Clelia II lifeboat and insignia

7/20 -
Welland Canal Traffic - Bob Dowson
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Diamond Star downbound at Lock 2
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Stern view

7/20 -
Herbert C. Jackson at Marquette's Lower Harbor Shiras Dock - Rod Burdick
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Arriving to unload stone
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Wide view

7/20 - Bath, Ontario
Murray Blancher
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English River at anchored off Bath On.
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Canadian Enterprise at Lafarge plant
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7/20 - Buffalo -
Brian W.
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The Adam E Cornelius is unloading at the General Mills Frontier Elevator as seen from the Watson Basin while on board Miss Buffalo II.
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The unloading rig is discharging grain from Duluth-Superior into the receiving hopper at General Mills.
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 The bow of the Cornelius taken from the City Ship Canal looking North towards the Buffalo Skyway Bridge.
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Apparently Canadian geese are also boatnerds, and are coming by to get a better look at the "A-Corn", or maybe they just like to eat the free grain that blows over the side of the ship
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Here is a view showing just how much room the Cornelius takes up in the City Ship Canal since there is very little "good water" between her and the pleasure boat docks on the west Side of the channel.
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This shot shows a close up of the stern house as we pass by.
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The final photo shows the unusual shape of the aft structure and the overhang of the bridge.

7/20 -
Ojibway and Cuyahoga in Owen Sound - Wayne Brown
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Ojibway unloading at grain elevator on July 12
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Cuyahoga unloading salt on July 14
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7/20 -
Brockville and Beauharnois - Dave Bessant
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 Algowood upbound at Brockville
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Waveriders at Algowood's stern
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U S Government vessel very close to Brockville shoreline
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Catherine Desgagnes downbound
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Maritme Trader exiting Beauharnois lock, eastbound to Montreal

7/20 - Goderich
B. Douglas
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7/20 - S
aturday in Muskegon  - Luke Lidgard
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Paul H. Townsend from the museum ship LST-393
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St. Marys Challenger with new stack colors
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 Both the St. Marys Challenger and the Paul H. Townsend in lay-up
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Paul H. Townsend side profile
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Tug Duluth
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NOAA research vessel Laurentian

7/20 - Lake Huron and Detroit River -
Jeff Maiwald
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12 miles north of Port Sanilac MI.
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Detroit River May 31.
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7/20 -
Manistee arriving Green Bay Saturday evening - Scott Best
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Clearing the first of three rail road Bridges.
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Passing downtown and approaching the Mason St Bridge.
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Stern view clear of Mason St, heading towards the second bridge.

7/20 -
Algoisle goes into layup in Hamilton - Bill Bird
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Algoisle entering Burlington Ship Canal
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Stern view
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With a puff of smoke, Algoisle makes sharp port wheel into Hamilton harbour
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Assisted by Nadro tugs Ecosse on bow and Viligant 1 on stern, Algoisle is turned 180 degrees.
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Ecosse and Vigilant 1 helping push Algoisle across harbor, passing Dofasco dock
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Algoisle nearing berth-to be rafted against Canadian Provider for temporary layup expected to last two months. Canadian Progress, meanwhile unloading coal at Dofasco.    


7/20 - Recent Detroit River Traffic
Mike Nicholls
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Charles M Beeghly upbound off Sterling Fuels.
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Algowood upbound off Zug Island.
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Peter R Cresswell downbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel.
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Diamond Star upbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel.
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Sheila Kaye in the Rouge River.
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Algocape in the Ballard's Reef Channel.
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Limnos in Amherstburg.
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7/20 - Mapleglen departing Milwaukee high bridge 1999
under the command of Capt. R. Metz
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7/20 -
Meldrum Bay downbound on the St. Marys River 4-10-80 - Jacob Northup Collection
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