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Tug Rebecca Lynn and barge A-397 arrived in Buffalo Saturday for the Noco Product Terminal in Tonawanda - Brian W.
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Looking down from the East span of the South Grand Island Bridge at Tonawanda as the A-397 passes underneath the center line channel marker.
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Rebecca Lynn is in the notch and pushing her barge downstream.
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Now clear of the bridges, the tug is now idling as the two vessels slow down in preparation for the upcoming turn.
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With throttles down the tug-barge unit is drifting East in the current and lining up for the turn just past the green buoy in the river ahead.
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The turn is being made just off the #33 Green Lighted Buoy of the Tonawanda Channel.
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The turn has been made and the pair are now headed upbound as they approach the bridges in the opposite direction.
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Towing bridle at the bow, the barge's anchor, and crewmen ready to pass the mooring lines over to the Noco dock workers as they pull up to the unloading pier ahead.
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Tug is rolling just slightly off her barge's centerline as the captain maneuvers her to Port to head in on the angle under the bridges and make the Noco Pier upstream.
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Overhead view. Notice the facing wires between the tug & her barge, the ladder for crewmen to go from one vessel to another, and the shallow push notch on the barge.
 

Seaway -
Ron Beaupre
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Utviken passing Mariatown.
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Shoveler above Canada Island.
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Shoveler at Loyalist Park, below Iroquois Lock on her first trip into the Lakes.
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Kwintebank has a load of bentonite for the British Isles.
 

BBC Brazil at Hamilton Saturday
- John McCreery
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BBC Brazil  at pier 12 Hamilton
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Seaway -
 Jim Scrimger
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Canadian Olympic with Ogdensburg, N.Y in the  background.
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Shoveler
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Cedarglen
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John B. Aird at Maitland.
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John B. Aird and Tug Tony McKay, barge Allouette Spirit.
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Tug Tony McKay,Allouette Spirit
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Algoma Guardian at Johnstown bridge.
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Harbour Progress, Prescott.
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Harbour Clear, Johnstown bridge.
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Harbour Clear passingCanadian Coast Guard Station, Prescott.
       

HMCS Summerside and Shawinnigan downbound for Sept les Saturday
- Kent Malo.
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Traffic on Lake Huron off Cheboygan, Mich. -
Dianne Donati
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