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October 25 - 26, 2009

Ships at Hamilton and the Welland Canal - John McCreery
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Federal Polaris at anchor in Burlington Bay.
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Another view
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Close up
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Federal Miramichi upbound approaching the Glendale bridge.
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Stern view with Algosteel
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Barnacle upbound toward lock two
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Algolake above lock one

Saturday at Welland Canal
- Bill Bird
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Federal Miramichi heading towards Lock 2
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Stern view
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Algosteel heavy laden with ore for Quebec City sliding along the wall into Lock 7
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Stern view
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Tug Ecosse and barge heading towards Lock One
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Cargo is a half mile of a new type of oil pipeline said to be headed for Europe for testing and then possible use in South America
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Ecosse closeup
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Veteran shipwatchers keeping an eye on Barnacle in her first trip through the Welland Canal
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About to enter Lock 2
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Pilot asking "Did I mark her up"  No captain, it was a smooth landing. 

Welland Canal - Randy Martens
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 Kathryn Spirit between Lock 1 & 2
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Up close view of the gantry cranes on the Kathryn Spirit.
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 inner workings of the gantry crane
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Stern view
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The stack
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CSL Laurentien
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Atlantic Huron coming out of Lock 2
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AB's painting the deck of the Atlantic Huron
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Stern Profile of the Atlantic Huron
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Commodore Straits Tug
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Marine Link Explorer without a pilot house
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Straits of Mackinac
- Dianne Donati
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Tug Victory with barge Lewis J Kuber westbound on Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island
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USCGC Mackinaw safely moored in its home dock of Cheboygan after doing two weeks of maneuvers.
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Arthur M Anderson eastbound passing Mackinac Island
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Passing Bois Blanc Island.

Michipicoten downbound at Brockville, Ont.
- Murray Blancher
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Federal Kushiro entering the Port of Rotterdam -
Chris Rombouts
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Cape Charles Port Said. Any information please post to the search page

Escanaba, Mich.
- Dick Lund
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The Wilfred Sykes loads in Escanaba on Saturday while the American Spirit waits out in Little Bay de Noc
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Close-up of the Sykes under the loader
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Close-up of the American Spirit at anchor off the ore dock
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Close-up of the Joseph H. Thompson back in temporary lay-up at the C. Reiss North Dock

Lee A. Tregurtha at the Upper Harbor ore dock in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Loading ore

Barnacle is on her maiden voyage into the Great Lakes -  Ron Beaupre
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She is upbound passing Ogden Island.
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Recent Boats in Bath, Ont. - Tom Rutledge
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Atlantic Huron
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English River
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Travels aboard the tug Undaunted and barge Pere Marquette 41 - Ted Wagner
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Unloading early at Grand Haven
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A wall of water over the stern, Lake Huron squall
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Mississagi loading at Cedarville
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Another Lake Huron squall at sunset
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 Nighttime passage through downtown Detroit

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