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May 23, 20
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Seaway - Murray Blancher
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 Sichem Defiance in Prescott anchorage
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Pineglen up passing Sichem Defiance
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Emilie down at Maitland Ont.
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Pineglen up at Blockhouse Island Brockville Ont.
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Clipper Legend meets Pineglen at Blockhouse Island
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Clipper Legend down at Blockhouse Island
       

Herbert C. Jackson in Buffalo - Brian W.
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 Jackson transiting the Watson Turning Basin and passing the Missile Cruiser USS Little Rock as the tug Washington leads her up the river.
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The tow abeam of the old Penn-Dixie (Burnette Trucking) dock on the Buffalo River. The tug is switching her lines around in preparation for the tough turn at Ohio St.
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The #1 Buffalo Boatnerd shows his approval as the Jackson lines up for the Ohio St. Bridge.
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The bow section is slowly being led to Port as the Jackson is headed deeper into the turn upriver towards the bridge.
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 Tight turn in the river when the ship completely fills the camera lens and there's no other angle to shoot photos from.
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How close the ships come to making contact with the dock walls near a turn as the Jackson barely fits.
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The stern has now swung clear of the wall and the ship is now fully into the turn. Engine engaged ahead, rudder hard over to Port, bow thruster and tug bringing the forward section around.
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The tug Washington is now backing full as she pulls the Jackson's bow to Port and away from the old Electric Elevator dock. The line up looks skewed to one side but it's the only way to get the length of the ship to make the turn and slide under the lift span at the same time.
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Jackson almost through the toughest part of the turn and about 3/4 of the way under the Ohio St. Bridge. From here it's about two more ship lengths up to the dock at the ADM Standard Elevator.
 

Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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Kurt Paul slides the wall toward Lock 3.
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And squeezes into the lock.
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Above Lock 3.
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John J Carrick slides the wall toward Lock 3.
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Algolake below Lock 2.
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Algoway above Lock 1.
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The canal provides many opportunities for great reflection photos, such as this one of the Federal Schelde below Lock 2.
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Approaching Lock 1.
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Birchglen above Lock 2. 
 

Spruceglen and Gordon C.  Leitch above Lock 2 Sunday -
Rob Hartley
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Detroit Saturday - Mike Nicholls
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Tanker Vale (Singapore) downbound at the Ambassador Bridge.
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Aragonborg at Morterm in Windsor.
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Hornbeck barge Energy 6506 and tug Huron Service in the Belle Isle anchorage.
 

Welland Canal Saturday - Michel Gosselin
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Birchglen departing Lock 7
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Stern view
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Emilie heading toward lock 2
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 bow view
 

Marquette Sunday -
Lee Rowe
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Robert S. Pierson loading
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American Mariner approaching while the Robert S Pierson loads.
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American Mariner approaching the north side of the dock.
   

Cleveland, Ohio Saturday - Thomas Seiler
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Wagenborg's Keizersborg departs from Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday afternoon.
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Keizersborg passes the lights as she departs
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Mississagi departs headed down the Cuyahoga River with a load of salt
   

Rouge River - Ken Borg
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Algoway unloading salt at Morton Salt Dock, Victorious/ John J. Carrick loading asphalt at Marathon and a Canadian Pacific auto rack train crossing on the NS Bridge over the Rouge River
       

CG Limnos & Samuel Risley at Soo - Jerry Masson
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Soo video - Roger LeLievre


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