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May 19, 20

South Chicago - Lou Gerard
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Lee A. Tregurtha past 100th st. ready to dock at KCBX on the morning of 5/12.
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Preparing to dock at KCBX where she would remain until the morning of 5/17 due to NS bridge trouble.
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St. Marys Challenger at anchor in Calumet Harbor waiting out the NS bridge repairs on 5/16.
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Canadian Transport tied up at North America dock with The Challenger in the harbor and H. Lee White at anchor in the lake all waiting out NS bridge repairs on 5/16.
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Manistee at anchor in Calumet Harbor with Joseph L. Block heading north from Indiana Harbor in early evening 5/16. Ships started moving in the early morning hours of 5/17 after NS completed bridge repairs.
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CSL Assiniboine loading petroleum coke at Beemsterboer's at 106th st. as the Aggie C. pushing a barge passed by on Wednesday afternoon.

Algoway in Lorain, Ohio
- Jim Bobel
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Algoway makes her way under the NS railroad bridge after turning around up river.
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Makes the turn at the Black River Festival Site.
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In the late evening sun just before ducking under the Charles Berry Bascule Bridge.
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Makes the last turn in the river heading out into the inner harbor.
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Past the Lorain Lighthouse
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Pours on the power as it heads into Lake Erie
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Making the turn to head northeast into lake Erie.

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Songa Topaz below Lock 2.  It seems like there are a lot more foreign tankers in the system this year.
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Songa Topaz approaching Lock 1.
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Aragonborg leaving Lock 2.
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Some of the crew watching a laker slide by.
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Montrealais slides the wall as the Aragonborg passes.
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Montrealais above Lock 2.  Her signal light on the mast is the Papachristidis symbol (Pi) turned upside down.
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Upper Lakes flag on the tiny mast forward of the bridge and Algoma flag above the bridge.
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 Papachristidis marks still on the hull.
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Upper lakes logo on the stack.  Poor ship is having an identity crisis.

Kaye E Barker outbound the Rouge River at the Fort Street Bridge - Mike Nicholls
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Hellespont Chieftain anchored in Montreal before proceeding up the Seaway for Hamilton - Rene Beauchamp
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This chemical tanker is owned by Papachristidis Ltd which used to have a fleet of lakers. The funnel markings did not change since the company was created.

Gananoque Boatlines Thousand Islander & Thousand Islander II at the dock in Gananoque - Murray Blancher
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