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November 15, 20
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VSL Centurion in the Welland Canal Monday - Bill Bird
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VSL Centurion clear of Lock One
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Another view
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bow profile
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stern profile
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stack detail
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Registered in Quebec, she has company flag and Ontario flag on her mast
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Headed to Sarnia where she'll load beans for Quebec.   
     

Emile enters Hamilton Monday -
Eric Holmes
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Emile inbound Hamilton
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Under the Burlington Skyway
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James Norris in the Saginaw River Monday -
Dick Wicklund
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Herbert C. Jackson departing ADM Buffalo Sunday night -
Rob Wolcott
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Bow shot as the Jackson gets ready for departure.
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As night falls and she has her spot lights on.
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Washington waiting to tow the Jackson away from the dock, while the blur on the left is the tug Ann Marie and her spoils barge heading back up river.
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Washington pulls on the stern of the Jackson as they make their way to the Michigan street bridge.
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Jackson passing the former DL&W train station now the NFTA metro rail sheds.
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Washington helps the Jackson turn to Starboard for and exit out of the north entrance
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Washington makes one last push as the Jackson makes her way towards open lake Erie.
   

James Norris and the Algorail transit inbound on the Saginaw River Sunday -
Galen Witham
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Rouge River  -
Ken Borg
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Loading coke at SeverStal Steel Sunday.
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Algoma Provider turning into the St. Clair River from lower Lake Huron Saturday with a load of wheat from Thunder Bay for Quebec City -
George Wharton
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Seaway -
Dave Bessant
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Algocape
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Pacific Huron heading to Iroquois
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Algoma Progress entering the lock at Iroquois heading downriver
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 Turning around to go to Rideau Terminals just west of Mariatown to unload salt.
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Marquette, Mich. -
Jake Heffernan
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Algosoo approaching the dock
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Algosoo loading in Marquette
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A wave from the deck
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USCG Alder in the Upper Harbor
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USCG Alder tied up in the Lower Harbor
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 James R. Barker still unloading at 12:30 Sunday morning
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VSL Centurion upbound above Morrisburg Sunday -
Ron Beaupre
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Vanguard houseflag at the yardarm.
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Registered in Quebec City and heading for Sarnia to get her first load.
   

Algosoo arriving in Marquette
- Lee Rowe
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Note the one anchor
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Pineglen at Port Huron Sunday -
Martin Bliss
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Cheboygan, Mich. -
Dianne Donati
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John J. Boland at the Lower Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Unloading coal at the Shiras Dock
       

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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My first view of the new Algoma Mariner.  Below Lock 3.
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Pacific Huron approaching the Homer bridge, upbound.
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Creeping up toward the wall below Lock 3.
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Peter R Cresswell above Lock 3.
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This particular machine, on board the Cresswell, uses less water, less blast media, and a low PSI unlike traditional sandblasting.  So it says on their website.
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Tufty above Lock 7.
       

High wind whipping up Lake Erie Saturday -  Brian W.
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As seen from the Hamburg break wall with Buffalo off in the distance to the right and the Canadian shoreline off to the left.
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Debris from previous storms piled high on the rock shows just how powerful an angry lake can be. The additional windmills recently added to the Steel Winds project can be seen in the background.
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The only vessel traffic to be found in such rough conditions was a wind surfer riding the waves.
   

Erie Canal, Lyons New York, November 2011
- Jason LaDue 
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Grouper (ex Gary, Green Bay, Oneida, Iroquois, Alaska) in background
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Grouper built 1912
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New York State Canal Corporation's Seneca   
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NYS Canal Corporation tug, Syracuse
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Syracuse one of two sister tugs on Canal, the other named Reliable (out of service)

Meidwie loading wheat in Duluth October 22
- Nick Stenstrup
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Sagittaruis, now the upbound VSL Centurion, upbound off Grassy Island October 6, 2004 - Mike Nicholls
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Welland Canal in Port Colborne during the 2008 winter lay-up
- Gilles Therrien
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