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July 3, 20
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Iroquois Lock - Ron Beaupre

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Elbeborg approaching Iroquois Lock.
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First trip into the Lakes.
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BBC Portugal approaching Iroquois Lock.
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First trip for the smallest salty of the year into the Lakes.
 

Montreal - Kent Malo  and Normand Daneau
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Canadian Patrol Frigate HMCS Montreal passing Sorel Saturday afternoon. Normand Daneau
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On her way to Montreal to transport the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Will & Kate) from Montreal to Quebec city.
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CSL Salarium upbound in the St Lawrence Seaway above Montreal showing her chartered  logo on the funnel as she heads to Picton Ontario
   

Marquette Friday -
Lee Rowe
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 Tugs Billmeier and Hammond Bay with the dredge barge H J Schwartz at the former lower harbor ore dock.
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Michipicoten loading.
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Hon James L Oberstar finishing her load
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Turning after backing away from the dock
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Departing the harbor.

Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Saginaw waiting to load ore
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Paul R. Tregurtha unloading coal
     

Saginaw River Friday - Todd Shorkey
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SCS Greyfox dounbound near Independence Bridge
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Schooner Appledore IV on the Saginaw Bay
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Princess Wenonah at her dock for the Bay City fireworks on Friday
   

Col. James M. Schoonmaker Re-Christening
- Dave Wobser
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Period dressed hostess during tours
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New name on hatch crane
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Guest lounge
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Guest observation room
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Wheelhouse
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Builders plate
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Shenango Furnace Co. logo on the stack
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Steam whistles from famous Great Lakes vessels of the past
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Assembled spectators for the re-christening ceremony
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Volunteers and painting crew man the rails
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Ms. Leah Williams signs the National Anthem
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Rev. Al Hart gives the invocation
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A hearty whistle salute for the renamed vessel
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Rep. Marcy Kaptur presents an American flag to Mr. Schoonmaker II
 

Col. James M. Schoonmaker christening and celebration of 100 years -
Luke Archer
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 Close up of stack with a fresh Shenango Furnace Co. marking
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Bow view of the Schoonmaker
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Hatch crane with name and Shenango diamonds
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Forward end of the vessel adorned with signal flags, company flags and buntings
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 Name on bow with glistening rivets
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Ceremony as seen from the boat
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Flags flying proudly
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker
- Bob Vincent
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker Rechristening - Jake Northup
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After the rechristening, the ship was open for tours.
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Still some painting to be done.
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Tall ship Lynx docked nearby.
   

Re-christening - Kathryn Schroeder
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker Re-Christening - Jill Vander Meulen
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 Canada Day at Port Stanley - Monty Young
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Royka Bros
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Mr Minor
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Soo Wednesday and Thursday - Phil Nash
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American Integrity upbound Wednesday
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USCG Mackinaw was upbound right behind the Integrity.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Tug Owen M. Frederick with Barge Harvey upbound.
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A few Boatnerds were still hanging around Mission Point as the Tug Owen Frederick continues upbound.
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Algoma's  Canadian Enterprise upbound.
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Burns Harbor upbound.
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Burns Harbor upbound drawing the water away from the shoreline, it returned after they passed.
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Michigan Department of Natural Resources vessel Steelhead upbound.
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H. Lee White upbound.
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CCGS Kelso was upbound approaching Mission Point when they were hailed by a runabout which had broken down. The Kelso towed the vessel to Roberta Bondar dock in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario as the people in the runabout were Canadian, it was the Kelso's destination.
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 Two workers on their way up to the roof of new public observation deck at the Soo Locks to do some repairs.
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Workers reach the roof as the H. Lee White enters the Poe Lock.
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Algolake upbound at Mission Point Thursday.
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Algolake sliding the wall below MacArthur Lock.
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Algolake entering MacArthur Lock.
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Some dents to the hull on the stern of the Algolake
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Arthur M. Anderson downbound clearing the Poe Lock as the Supply Vessel Ojibway comes along side with supplies.
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Hon James L. Oberstar upbound.
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Stern view of the Oberstar as she passes by Mission Point.
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Arthur M. Anderson in the Rock Cut.
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Stern view of the Anderson.
       


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