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Wintering ships at Sorel-Tracy - Rene Beauchamp
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Maritime Trader at section 14, Richardson elevator. As far as I can remember, this is the first vessel I ever saw wintering at that dock.
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Views taken from the ferry Lucien L.
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Kathtryn Spirit and barge Alouette Spirit.
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Algobay in Portland Maine - Richard Jenkins Jan. 24 in Portland, Maine, where the newly-rebuilt Algobay is spending the winter.  In addition to the bridge wings that were added for the Panama Canal transit, she also sports a free-fall lifeboat on her stern, and a more rounded ocean-style bulbous bow with extended anchor pockets.  I also threw in a couple of shots of the typical Maine lobster boat.
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Type of vessel more typically found along the Maine coast: the traditional Maine lobster boat.
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Algoport Sinking - On September 6, 2009 the Algoport broke in half and sank in heavy seas while under tow to China for conversion. The tow was encountering rough seas from Tropical Storm Dujuan that had passed near the vessel's position.  The tow was about one week away from her destination when the Algoport sank in approximately 16,404' (5,000 m) of water, location 300'0" N by1300'0" E (East China Sea south of Japan).  There were no injuries, loss of life or environmental issues reported from the foundering. 
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Forward half breaks free
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Sending a hatch cover through the air.
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Painful to see a modern laker going down.
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Tyne Ore downbound above lock 7 - 1963 - Al Howard
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