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May 1, 20
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Welland Canal Saturday - Bill Bird
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Algosoo clear of Lock 2 with Tim S Dool on the passing entry.
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Dool closeup.
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Crew all smiles on a sunny day
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Gates closing-Dool on her way to Thunder Bay for grain
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Young boatnerd, accompanied by his dog, taking picture of Algosoo in Port Weller harbour.
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headed to Dofasco dock in Hamilton 
       

Menominee, Mich. & Marinette, Wis. - Dick Lund
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Tug, Champion, with one of two barges waiting to load rock for a Chicago marina project on Monday morning.
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Stern-view of the tug
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Bow-view of the tug and empty barge
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The other barge is filling up with 10 - 20 ton rocks
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 Bow-view of the tug later in the afternoon
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Marneborg arrives at KK Integrated Logistics on a drizzly, dreary Thursday morning
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Broadside view heading up-river to the turning basin
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Turning around
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Coming around
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Turned around and heading back to the dock where they will load wood pulp
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At the dock just about ready to be tied up
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Pere Marquette 41/Undaunted from dockside as they unload pig iron on Thursday morning at Marinette Fuel & Dock Co.
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A view from in back of the tug, Undaunted, as the pair is nearly unloaded
   

Detroit Traffic -
Mike Nicholls
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Joseph H Thompson and Jr backed into the Rouge Short Cut Canal in route to the Carmeuse Dock, assisted by Gaelic tugs Patricia and Carolyn Hoey Friday.
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Herbert C. Jackson
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Louis J Kuber and Olive L Moore unloading at the Ajax Dock in the Rouge River Thursday.
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Mapleglen downbound off Fort Wayne.
   

Rochester, N.Y. -
John M.
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Muskegon MI based Andrie Inc tug Ronald J. Dahlke
   (formerly Seneca Queen, built 1903) and modular
   Jack-up barge in Port of Rochester NY. Barge can
   be disassembled into 18 semi-trailer sized pieces
   for transport overland to non-navigable job sites.
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Backwash Water Return Line section for new Monroe County, NY East side Water Supply Project has been stored onshore overwinter.
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Barge mounted Manitowoc crane hooking up to help get the pipe into the water (barge was not jackedfor a light lift like this).
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108 years old and still working Hard.
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Small Gainesville GA based tug/workboat Madison Nicole helping out.
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Pipe being moved and tied to far wall next to port building before being towed 11 miles east to project site, and sunk.
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Fisheries Research vessel Kaho tied up at Port of Rochester terminal building.
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Net handling gear
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Trawling plane with transducer?
 
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Kaho bow view
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Lee A. Tregurtha at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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View from Lakeshore Blvd.
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Stern view, gravity chutes down during another fast load
     

Marquette, Mich. -
 Lee Rowe
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Grayfox down bound at the Algonac State Park on Saturday afternoon -
Don Detloff
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Iroquois Lock and Prescott -
Ron Beaupre
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Harbour Cloud slides the wall into Iroquois Lock.
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Beluga Fairy loads grain at Prescott Elevators.
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The barge BIG 551 was damaged in a grounding in the 1000 Islands last year. This unit was jacked up out of the water and slid ashore on rails to repair the bottom.
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 Beluga Fairy stopped at Prescott Elevators after passing up through Iroquois Lock.
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Beluga Fairy cabin detail.
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Beluga Fairy slides the wall.
       

Buffalo -
Brian W.
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Hollyhock sitting at the Visiting Ship's Dock on the Buffalo River at the Erie Basin.
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Crane and buoy deck.
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Buoys on deck. The Summer markers have radar reflectors, a bell, and a flashing light while the Winter markers are just basically a steel tube. The concrete slabs used to anchor them can also be seen on deck.
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Bow on view of the Hollyhock.
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H. Lee White starting out from the Gateway Metroport Main Dock around 12 Noon on the 23rd. She was having some trouble with the wind and had a bit of a hard time departing the confines of the Lackawanna Ship Canal.
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White now headed out near Stony Point and just about to pass the Buffalo South End, South Side Light on her way to the Lake via the Outer Harbor.
       

Ronald J. Dahlke working in Rochester, N.Y. harbor
- John M.
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Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island
- Dianne Donati
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 USCGC Mackinaw back at her home mooring in Cheboygan Saturday.
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 American Mariner Friday
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 BBC Arizona
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 Invincible and McKee & Sons
 

Photos from Corinto Nicaragua -
Bill Hoey
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CSL Nassau registered self unloader Sheila Ann
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Tanker Clipper Moon
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Harbor tug Amazonas 1
   


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