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 Point Edward/Sarnia Monday - Marc Dease 
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Canadian Transport takes on a load for Duluth, Mn.
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Algolake heads into Lake Huron.
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Michipicoten downbound at 1& 2.
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Algocape heads into Lake Huron.
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Quebecois below 1 & 2.
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Salarium upbound at 1 & 2.
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Federal Kumano below 1 & 2.
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BBC Jade below 1 & 2.
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 James R. Barker heads into Lake Huron.
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John G. Munson follows the Barker.
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Making the turn at 1 & 2.
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John J. Boland below 1 & 2.
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J. W. Shelley upbound under the Bluewater Bridges.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Hon. James L. Oberstar  making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Navigator making the turn at 1 & 2.
       

Seaway -
Ron Beaupre
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Ardmore Calypso unloading calcium chloride at Universal Terminals dock near Mariatown.
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She will depart for Hamilton shortly after this photo was taken.
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Chem Pollux departing Iroquois Lock.
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Making the turn below the lock. You can still see Samho on her stack under the paint.
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Ganges Star passing Mariatown on her first trip into the Lakes.
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 Gatelifter Grasse River heading home after a refit at Heddle Marine in Hamilton.
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Highlander Sea passing Mariatown.
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Heading home to Massachusetts
   

Royal Canadian Navy ships in Detroit River
- Ken Borg
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704, HMCS Shawinigan  down the Detroit River off Delray Park.
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711, HMCS Summerside  down the Detroit River off Delray Park
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Business end of 711.  1-40mm cannon: 2- machine guns.
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711, HMCS Summerside  meeting the CSL Niagara in the Detroit River off Delray Park.
 

Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber inbound at the Front Range - Todd Shorkey
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Canadian Navy passing Marysville Monday -
 Dawn Roberts
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Hamilton - St. Catharines Sunday
- John McCreery
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Chem Pollux departing Hamilton harbour
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Another view
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Stern view entering Lake Ontario
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Pollux and cruiser
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Hamilton Energy
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Stephen B Roman downbound at Homer bridge
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Federal Hudson at the approach to lock 1, Port Weller
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Above lock 2
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Approaching the Homer bridge in the days last direct light
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Stern view on the way to lock 3

Recent Activity at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Hon. James L. Oberstar, bow view, loading ore
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Kaye E. Barker loading
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Algosoo and Michipicoten waiting to load
   

Moving the Algoma Discovery to Drydock on Sept 10/11 -
Paul Beesley
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Algoma Discovery came down the canal and anchored in Lake Ontario before returning to the canal.  Here she is entering Port Weller piers with the tugs Seahound and Molly M I in attendance.
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The tugs are ready to assist with the docking below Lock 1, while the pilot boat follows the Lynx outbound.
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Mollie M I at the stern.  The Discovery was loaded and this complicated the procedure.
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Seahound at the bow.  Once the Discovery was secured she took fuel to get her onto an even keel in preparation for taking the blocks in the dry dock.
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While all this was going on the Canadian Olympic passed upbound toward Lock 1.
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Above Lock 1 the tugs prepare to turn the Discovery to take her into the dock stern-first.
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To facilitate moves into and out of the dry dock the Seaway closes the floodway east of Lock 1 and increases the water depth in the level between Locks 1 and 2.  Despite this a wee bit of mud just north of the dock gates caught the Discovery for a short spell before she moved into the dock.  The Molly M I assisting.
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More than halfway in, using her mooring wires to move astern.
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Molly M I gives one final, gentle push into the dock.
 


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