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Marquette Activity - Luke Archer
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Great Republic and Robert S.Pierson docked at the LS&I ore dock.
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Great Republic, now sporting the silver and black stack of Great Lakes Fleet.
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Bow view
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Robert S. Pierson
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St. Mary's Challenger arriving at Charlevoix Sunday
-  Brianna Fleet
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Integrity and G.L. Ostrander in Green Bay Sunday
- Matt Ludvigson
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Integrity and G.L. Ostrander
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Pulling into the Lafarge slip next to the idle storage vessel S.T. Crapo
     

Marquette, Mich. -
Lee Rowe
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Robert S. Pierson preparing to depart the dock.
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Bow view
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Turning to depart the harbor
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Great Republic arriving at the dock.
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wide view
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Michipicoten taking the place of the Pierson at the dock.
       

Seaway at Mariatown Ont.
- Murray Blancher
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CCG Griffon secured at Prescott Coast Guard Base
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Assiniboine up at Rideau Bulk Dock Mariatown On.
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Pacific Huron up at Mariatown
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Pacific Huron under Prescott - Ogdensburg Bridge
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Mapleglen down at Maitland On.
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Welland Canal Sunday -
John van der Doe
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Algoma Navigator
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Spruceglen
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John B. Aird
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Algowood
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Everlast with Norman McLeod
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Erie Sunday -
Hugh Gillett
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Slow at the shipyard with only the new tug to be seen.
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PI barge laying at the dock with some work being done below anchor pocket while tug is undergoing 5year in Canada.
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St. Marys River Saturday -
Roger LeLievre
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American Integrity downbound.
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Tour boat LeVoyageur heads for DeTour Saturday morning. She will be embarking on a lighthouse tour back up river on Sunday.
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McKee Sons
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Invincible in the notch.
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Edgar B. Speer
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Stern view, with under a mare's tail sky.
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Great Republic upbound
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Stack has been painted Great Lakes fleet silver.
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Stern view, behind the American Century.
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Paul R. Tregurtha downbound.
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Stern shot under a beautiful evening sky. 
     

Manitowoc, Wis. Saturday - Steve Bauer
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The LMC carferry Badger arrives passes the entrance to Manitowoc Harbor at 11:45am on a hazy Saturday
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Starting her 90 degree turn getting ready to back up to the unloading slip.
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Backing towards the slip.
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Unloading the automobiles and riders.
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View of the port side from the street. 
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The St. Marys Challenger arriving at Manitowoc about an hour and a half after the Badger for the two hour trip up the river.  She has been a frequent visitor since the Conquest has been out of service.
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Passing the Badger entering the Manitowoc River.  The Captain traded whistle salutes the the Badger.
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Passing the submarine USS COBIA at the Manitowoc Maritime Museum.
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Proceeding through the 8th Street Bridge.  Transiting the tricky part of the river is about to begin.
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The bow of the Challenger eases through the bridge pilings near the location of the old Soo Line carferry yard. She is in the first horseshoe bend at this point and has to come through the pilings at an extreme angle, and then use the pilings to actually help get the boat through the tight turn.  She is facing north at this point
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Through the first bend and facing northeast as she approaches the turning basin and the second horseshoe.
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Making it through the second bend, she facing west again.
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Prop kicking up the river bottom.  Due to the river depth the Challenger only brings in a partial load and progress through the river is often at less than crawling speed.
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Now facing south
 

Algoma Navigator upbound at Brockville Saturday - Viktor Kaczkowski
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John D. Leitch departing Hamilton Saturday -
Ted Wilush
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Approaching the piers
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Stack
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Into Lake Ontario
   

Marine City
- Don Detloff
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Arthur M. Anderson Saturday
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Birchglen
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Tug Mary Ellen I and her barge
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CSL Tadoussac Sunday
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St. Clair River traffic Saturday -
Dawn Roberts
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Cuyahoga speeds on downriver
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Indiana Harbor making a  leisurely turn
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CSL Niagra
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Atlantic Huron after meeting fleetmate Niagra at Marine City
 

Goderich - Jacob Smith
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Miedwe Saturday
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Amstelborg June 16
     

Tug Invincible and Barge McKee Sons on Lake Superior
- Rod Burdick
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Unloading coal in Munising
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Loading ore in Marquette later in the day
     

Detroit Traffic -
Mike Nicholls
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Grande Mariner at Bishop Park, Wyandotte.
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Algowood downbound off the Rouge Short Cut Canal.
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Downbound CSL Niagara passing Canadian Transport just below Grassy Island Light.
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PML 9000, Avenger IV and Patricia Hoey delivering a barge of components for the Marathon Refinery in Detroit.  Pictures taken from the Fort Street Bridge in the Rouge River.
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U.S.E.P.A. Mudpuppy II in the Wyandotte Channel.
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American Century unloading on Zug Island.
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Rosaire A Desgagnes downbound at the Livingstone Channel crossing.
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CSL Tadoussac downbound in the Ballards Reef Channel.
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Frontenac downbound in the Fighting Island Channel.
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Cason J Callaway at the Zug Island Hopper Dock Sunday.
     

Straits of Mackinaw Friday -
Luke Archer
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Algorail passing the Algomah of the Arnold Lines through the fog.
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Wilfred Sykes at speed approaching Mackinac Island
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Close up profile of the Sykes
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Sykes approaching the lights
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Mesabi Miner passing through the straits at dusk

St. Clair River Friday
- Violet Bostwick
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Scott Purvis tug
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CSL Tadoussac
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Rosaire A. Desagagnes
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Toledo, Ohio Friday -
Steve Feher
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Michipicoten heading out into Maumee bay
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Great Republic just finished unloading ore at the Torco dock
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Atlantic Huron  stopping to back in to Torco ore dock
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Turning in to the Torco ore dock

Canadian Enterprise up at Mariatown Ont. Friday -
Murray Blancher
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W.I. Scott Purvis and barge GLB No. 2 at Mooretown, Ont. -
George Lee
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Tug boats at MCM Marine in the Soo Friday
- Herm Klein
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Tug Empire State used now as the pilot boat
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Tug Mohawk
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Tug Kentucky in the floating drydock with a welder working on the hull.
   

Manitowoc, WI  Wednesday -
Dick Sheehy
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tug Islay tied up at what used to be the site of Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. 
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fuel truck for the carferry Badger, in route from the C. Reiss Coal Company to the nearby Badger dock. 
     

Historical Perspectives -
John S. Scott
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Mather arriving at Marquette
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William G. Mather and the Champlain were fitting out in Huron for the 1965 season
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