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July 9, 20
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Escanaba Friday -  Dick Lund
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 Inbound Escanaba arriving from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin on Friday
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Approaching the CN Ore Dock
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Lined up with the dock and heading in
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Pulling up to the loader
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A view from across the bay later in the evening

Detroit Traffic -
Mike Nicholls
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St Marys Cement II unloading at Blue Circle Cement in the Rouge River.
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Sheila Kaye at Gaelic Park, Rouge River.
 
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Herbert C Jackson unloading on Zug Island in the old Rouge River.
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Barge Endeavour and tug Karen Andrie loading at Sterling Fuel.
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Canadian Enterprise loading salt at Ojibway Salt for Chicago.
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Michipicoten upbound at Fighting Island South Light.
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Algoma Transfer in Cleveland -
Kate White
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John G. Munson passing the westbound McKee Sons and Invincible on Lake Huron Friday -
Dianne Donati
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Marquette Activity -
Luke Archer
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Lee A. Tregurtha at LS&I ore dock
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Tregurtha still sits at the ore dock as dusk falls
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Lee A. Tregurtha and the moon
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Capt. Henry Jackman makes a rare visit
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Loading continued through the day and into night fall

Recent Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Enchanter below Lock 2.
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Breakwater and lookout post.  Both must be heavily constructed to withstand the ocean as it comes over the bow in nasty weather.
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Big Lift, small human.  400 tonnes at 18 metres radius - quite the capacity.
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Two sets of Load Lines.  The one that is in effect is painted black and white. 
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Very thin superstructure.
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Her stern anchor appears to have been added after construction.  According to Seaway Regulations;  "Every ship of more than 110 metres (360 feet) overall length whose keel is laid after January 1, 1975 shall be equipped with a fully operational stern anchor suitably rigged for immediate release, holding and retrieving.  The stern anchor shall be arranged to the satisfaction of the ship's Classification Society or National Authority. The anchor shall have a weight of not less than 50% of the Classification Society's or National Authority's rules for the ship's bower anchor and the length of cable to suit the anchor shall not be less than 110 metres (60 fathoms)."
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A more conventional deep sea ship, Tuscarora, above Lock 1.
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On her way to Lock 2.
   

Yacht Blue Moon on the St. Lawrence River -
Michael Folsom
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