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November 1, 20
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Brockville and Iroquois Sunday and Monday - Dave Bessant
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Spruceglen passing Blockhouse Island upbound with spectators
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Heading into the Brockville Narrows
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Victorious and her barge John J Carrick approaching Iroquois Lock
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Federal Yukina arriving to change pilots
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Turning towards Morrisburg
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Federal Yukina in the sun at Loyalist park

St. Clair River Traffic Monday -
Dawn Roberts
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Mesabi Miner headed to St. Clair, leads a day-long parade of ships
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G. L. Ostrander and barge Integrity upbound to Alpena
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American Integrity passes with a load of taconite for Zug Island
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Fleetmates meet and exchange a salute
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Sam Laud with a destination of Stoneport
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Philip Clarke, also with a destination of Stoneport isn't far behind
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Algomarine has a lot of miles to cover between Marysville and Quebec
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American Courage on her way to Erie
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Manistee is bound for Fairport
 

South Chicago Saturday and Sunday - Lou Gerard
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James Norris passing the Calumet Harbor South Pier Light with a load of salt just after sunrise.
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Tug Kansas turning the Norris.
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Close up of her stack still in Upper Lakes colors.
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Going through NS5 with no delay this day.
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After going through the bend at KCBX she approaches 106th. St.
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A friendly wave from the Pilot House bridge wing.
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|Passing the South Bridgetender's tower.
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Going around Wisconsin Steel Bend and almost to her destination.
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James Norris tied up at North American Salt's dock at 92nd St. after discharging the remainder of her load.
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Another view of the Norris from the 92nd St. bridge. She didn't leave until after 4 p.m. Sunday.

Iroquois area on St. Lawrence -
Robert Baker
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Upper St Lawrence River -
Paul Beesley
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Deo Volente passing us in the South Shore Canal above Montreal.  I was on the Jarrett M on a delivery trip to Nfld.
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Odd funnel, with URL running vertically.
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Victoriaborg leaving St Lambert lock upbound.  This is the first lock of the Seaway.  Below this everyone takes a pilot; well, almost everyone.  As a light tug we were not required to.
 
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 Nord Sea at the dock.
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 Stena Perros also working cargo.  I think these Stena P-Max ships very attractive.  Just a sucker for a great paint job.
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Port Weller-built Arctic working cargo.  I believe she has been laid up until recently.
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Torm Louise anchored below Montreal and waiting for a berth.  There were, it seems, tankers anchored everywhere in this section of the river.
 
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Algoeast also anchored.  Every ship had two anchors down.
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Merriam Glory at anchor.  This one actually popped up astern of us when we were entering Placentia Bay, Newf. 10 days later.
 
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Federal Katsura upbound.
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SN Assurra being escorted to her dock by Ocean Group tugs above Sorel.
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Duga on the stern of the SN Azzurra.
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 Iron Point at anchor above Sorel.
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Federal Hunter working cargo above Sorel.
 

Historical Perspective -
Ron Beaupre
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A A Augustus passing Mission Point in Pioneer Steamship Co. colors. She was built at Lorain in 1910. Sold for scrap in May of 1961 but bought by Hindman and renamed Howard Hindman. Grounded in Little Rapids Cut April 29, 1969 and sold for scrap. Arrived at Bilbao, Spain, Sept. 6, 1969.
       


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