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May 26, 20
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Halifax tow - Kent Malo
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 ITC tug Sirocco preparing to tow the Halifax at 5 a.m. Wednesday
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Florence M on the stern of the former Halifax, ITC tug Sirocco lead tug, and the Ocean Georgie Bains lending a hand for departure from Montreal Quebec, for Aliaga, Turkey
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Halifax sailing past the twin power line towers at Sorel, Quebec
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The combo about to go under the Laviolette bridge at Trois Rivieres, Quebec, after a 3 pilot change
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Montrealais up bound for Hamilton at Trois Rivieres, Quebec
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Tug Sirocco, down bound at Sorel, Quebec, leading the way
       

Duluth-Superior on Wednesday
- Roger LeLievre
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Algowood loading grain.
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American Victory in long-term layup at Superior.
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Stern view
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Birchlen loads coal at SMET.
 
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Museum ship William A. Irvin in Duluth.
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Saltie Kurt Paul and tug North Carolina.
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Last whaleback, museum ship Meteor, casts a great reflection.
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Edward L. Ryerson at Superior.
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Edgar B. Speer at the DMIR dock.
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Windmill hubs on the dock at Duluth.

South Chicago Tuesday evening
- Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger approaches 100th St. at 8:30 pm with The Innovation / Samuel De Champlain following.
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Passing KCBX.
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Approaching 106th St.
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Past 106th St.
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Lafarge's Innovation / Samuel De Champlain clear 106th St right behind the Challenger.

Brockville  Wednesday
- Nick Vandervoort
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Wilf Seymour and Alouette Spirit downbound at Blockhouse Island
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Bow detail
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Aragonborg downbound
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Tug Spartan with Spartan II at Blockhouse
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Nearing the 3 Sisters
   

Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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Allouette Spirit and barge chugs by my house.  Yes, I'm bragging!
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Aragonborg below Lock 2.
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Wagenborg house flag and courtesy flag on the Aragonborg.
4-fedems-5-24-11-pb.jpg (73082 bytes) Federal Ems downbound toward Lock 7. 5-fedems-5-24-11-pb.jpg (50414 bytes) Crewmember preparing the mooring lines for the lock.
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Stealth technology has come a long way in a few years.  Just under the arrow is the stealth tug, but you can't see it.
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Songa Emerald and Federal Ems pass above Lock 7.
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Another view.
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Lots of info here.  Manifold identification, Load Line, bulkhead markings, 'tug goes here' and two numbers you may not be familiar with.  On the right, just above 5C|4C is the number 106.  This indicates that frame number 106 is located here.  On the left, just above 6C|5C is the number 86, which indicates the location of frame 86.  The frames can be likened to the ship's skeleton.  They are numbered from aft toward the bow.
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Songa Emerald at the Guard Gate on her way to Lock 8 and Lake Erie.

Mariatown - Ron Beaupre
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Kawartha Voyageur passing Mariatown.
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She is headed for Ottawa and the tulip festival.
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Rigel Shipping of Germany sends Kongo Star into the Great Lakes for the first time.
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Kongo Star passing Mariatown.
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Spartan departs Iroquois Lock down bound for Three Rivers.
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Spartan pushes the tank barge Spartan II.
       

American Mariner at the Lower Harbor Shiras Dock in Marquette - Rod Burdick. 
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 Lifting the boom
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Unloading coal
     

 H. Lee White dwarfs the ferry Madeline as they pass west of Madeline Island in Lake Superior  - Tim Eldred
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Herbert C. Jackson waiting to begin her load at Marquette - Lee Rowe
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Post card ID - John van der Doe
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A picture from the 50's.
If you can ID the ships please post to the Search Page.
       


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