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July 14, 20
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Welland Canal Wednesday - Bill Bird
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Algocape sliding along the east wall into Lock 7
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Stern shot on her way to Quebec
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crew member uses shade of lifeboat to keep cool
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Passing entry above Lock 1 as Algowood eases along the wall and Gordon C Leitch heads towards Lock 2
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Leitch closeup
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Stern shot
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Short trip from Dofasco in Hamilton to the canal means crew didn't get a chance to finish cleaning the deck of taconite pellets.
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Pineglen out of Lock 4
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Bound for Baie Comeau
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Tanker Songa Sapphire clear of Lock One
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Headed to Sarnia
       

Ojibway at Milwaukee - 
Lou Gerard
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Ojibway loading grain at the Nadera elevator in the inner harbor.
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Scene from across the inner harbor from Jones Island with the Allen-Bradley clock tower in the distance.
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Close up of stern.
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Leona B. of Midwest Marine passes by in the inner harbor.
 

Green Bay -
Scott Best
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Heading up the Fox River under the I-43 bridge at the mouth of the Fox River.
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Close up approaching the first RR Bridge.
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Passing through the Walnut St Bridge downntown.
 
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Approaching Mason St Bridge, downtown Green Bay in background.
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Unloading in the former Fort Howard Paper slip.

Seaway -
Ron Beaupre
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Flinterstar returns to visit the Lakes after 9 years sailing under another name.
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She last visited when new from the shipyard in 2002.
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Vac under the bridge at Cornwall with a deck barge alongside barge S/VM 86. Note the whitewater on the bows. The barges are stationary, the current is that strong.
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 Barge HM 10 spudded down under the bridge. A new bridge is being built.
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Vac is preparing to depart.
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Going sideways at 6 knots.
       

Detroit River Wednesday -
Mike Nicholls
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Algomarine passing Mapleglen above Fighting Island North Light then tieing up at Ojibway Salt to load for Toronto.
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Great Lakes Trader and Joyce L Van Enkevort downbound off Nicholson's Detroit.
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Diamond Queen downbound off Windsor.
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Welland Canal Tuesday -
Heather Maguire
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 CSL Niagara, upbound approaching the Homer Bridge.
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Victoriaborg, taking Lock 2 on the fly.  Speaking of flying, shouldn't those geese be doing that?
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Everlast/Norman McLeod, downbound from Lock 3.
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Cinnamon, downbound below Lock 4
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Here's the sister to the Everlast, ATB Victorious/John J. Carrick, upbound approaching Lock 2. 
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 Captain of the Victorious/John J. Carrick.
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Victorioius/John J. Carrick passes Algolake, above Lock 2
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 The Richelieu passes by, below Lock 3. 
   

Recent Welland Canal
- Paul Beesley
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 Barbara Andrie and barge A-390 on her way to Lock
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Algoeast leaving Lock 2.
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Algoma Guardian passes Victoria above Lock 2.
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On her way to Lock 3.
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 Working ship versus fun ship.  Blue Moon and Victoria above Lock 2. Superyacht Blue Moon is offering a fantastic Special Offer Charter: Caribbean: $395,000/week plus expenses. New England: $325,000/week plus expenses **Regular rate was $475,000/week**.
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Canadian Provider below the Flight Locks.
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And approaching Lock 3.  Hogging prevention in effect.
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Isa under the Glendale Bridge.
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 Victoria approaching Lock 2.  Of interest is how her hull flares out just aft of the focsle.
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 And flares back in at the superstructure.  Above Lock 2 with the Algoma Guardian.

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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Olive L. Moore uncoupled from the Lewis J. Kuber before Departing Bay Aggregates
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Lewis J. Kuber pushed partially into the Saginaw River from the Bay Aggregates Slip
     

Historical Perspective
- Tug B. H. Becker in the 1950's & 60's - William Hoey 
The B. H. Becker is today the Jenny Lynn sunk near Cheboygan Michigan
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The B. H. Becker has made her nearly daily trip from Detroit to Port Huron with the barge ABL 501, and Captain Warren Fuller is backing the tug down from the bow towing location to the stern push for the return trip.  This Peerless plant was located where the Thomas Edison Inn is today at Port Huron.
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 The B. H. Becker is on the Detroit Boat Basin marine railway for regular maintenance.
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The B. H. Becker is "on the hip" of the bunker barge Fuel Oil bound for the Ford steel mill to fuel a Ford Motor Company ship.
   


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