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December 11, 20
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Hamilton Saturday - John McCreery
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Mandarin loading at Dofasco
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Algoma Discovery, Canadian Transport and Mandarin line the Dofasco dock
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Redhead loading a grain cargo at Parrish and Heimbecker
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Algoma Progress arriving in port
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Stern view under the bridges
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Canadian Transport departing on the lake, still no name change
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Algoma Discovery making her departure
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Outbound to the lake
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Algoma Progress backing around the Mandarin to reach her Dofasco berth
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Another view of the Mandarin

Menominee Marinette -
Scott Best
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Wide view of the Menominee River including the tug Jimmy L working downriver at Marinette Marine Co.
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Close up of the Gregory J Busch and tug Zeus tied up at K&K on the icy Menominee River.
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Donald C arrives with her barge.
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Close up of the icy tug after her trip up Lake Mich.
 

Buffalo Saturday -
Brian W.
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G-tug Ohio with her barge Witte 1407  on the hip in the Southern Channel of Buffalo's Outer Harbor. They were headed for the Gateway Metroport Main Dock at 10 a.m.
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The tug Nickelena moored at the Burnette Dock off Ganson St. on the Buffalo River ahead of her barge BMI-192
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Barge BMI-192 at the Burnette Dock with the tug in the distance, tied up ahead.
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The boiler is sitting on custom made mountings secured to barge deck.
 

Saturday traffic on the St. Clair River -
Dawn Roberts
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Dretchborg, destination Montreal
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Montrealis, destination Baie Comeau, Quebec
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Kuber & Victory with stone for Marysville
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Sam Laud, in ballast, headed to Silver Bay
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Great Lakes Trader carrying a load of iron ore to Cleveland
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"Ice whiskers" on the bow
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Joyce L. Van Enkevort
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Algomarine downbound to Toledo, with a cargo of oats
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Mississippiborg, destination Chicago, reflects the setting sun
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Mississagi at Sarnia  

John J. Boland at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Stern view with new tan colored Superior Dome after roof replacement
       

Recent Photos from Quebec City area
- Paul Beesley
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African Evergreen working cargo.
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Sakhara Lotus preparing to sail.
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Ocean K Rusby assisting the Sakhara Lotus outbound.
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Photo of our electronic chart with AIS-generated ship info including predicted tracks of moving ships (red dashed lines).  I added the blue text to make the names easier to read.
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Ocean Ross Gaudreault returning to base after assisting Sakhara Lotus.
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Umiak 1 working cargo.
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Esta Desgagnes on her way upbound.
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Heading to the pilot station to change pilots.  Background is one of Algoma's steamers, either the Montrealais or Quebecois and a tug.
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Nord Galaxy anchored below Quebec City waiting for a berth.
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GC03 sounding the channel below Quebec City.  The sounding equipment is on the horizontal arm perpendicular to the hull.
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This type of survey work can now be done at considerable speed.
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Jarrett M wheelhouse, looking to port.  The wheel is not used to steer anymore.  Jog stick or auto pilot are.
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Jarrett M wheelhouse, looking to starboard.  Built in 1944 she was.
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Jarrett M wheelhouse, looking aft at the chart table and various electronics.
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 One of the lights below Ile D'Orleans.

Port Stanley Saturday -
Monty Young
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Lynsey Lenore out of Port Colborne
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