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Former Normac burned at her dock in Port Dalhousie - David Bull
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Bow view.  Her appearance was very different than when she operated as Normac.
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Paint burned off the ship sides.  Windows were blown out.
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Glimpse of the interior damage.
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Stern view.  The aft facing bulkhead ahead of the funnel appears blackened by soot. It was painted white.
 
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Normac - Brian Westhouse
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Normac of Owen Sound Transportation at the Government Dock in Meldrum Bay, Ontario (circa. August 1966) - Graham Grattan
     

Marquette Friday
- Lee Rowe
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Mesabi Miner unloading coal
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Ice on the Mesabi Miner
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Kaye E Barker waiting to load
   

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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It what may be the last transits of the canal for 2012 we found 3 vessels.  John Spence and Niagara Spirit upbound above Lock 2.
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Cargo on board the Niagara Spirit.
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A close-up of the bow of the tug and stern of the barge.
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On their way to Lock 3.
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CCGS Griffon above Lock 7.  She has finished her buoy work on the Seaway and Lake Ontario.  She worked the buoys in the canal as she moved to the upper lakes to be ready for winter icebreaking.
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Just to the left of her stern can be seen her small work boat alongside one of the lighted buoys.  The crew are removing the lantern for the winter and checking the buoy position.  This small work boat is used in areas where there is not enough water for the Griffon.
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Salvor and Lambert Spirit below Lock 3.   There are two openings in the bulkhead on the port side of the barge.  These permit vehicles to drive onto the barge to load/unload cargo.
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Salvor in the notch.
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Another view of the tug.
 

St John's  & Conception Bay, Nfld. -
Captain Clarence Vautier
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M  T HC Elida at anchor Conception Bay South
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Woodward Group Tanker Tuvaq St John's
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Amelia Desgagnes at Long Pond, Nfld.   
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Bell Island Ferry Beaumont Hamel


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