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January 8, 20

Port Colborne Saturday - Bill Bird
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Algosteel at Wharf 12 (the stone dock) for winter work
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One of two holes cut out of the hull so crews can work in the cargo hold.
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Closer look-side tanks are being replaced.
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When work is completed and the canal opens in March Algosteel will head to Seaway Marine and Industrial at Port Weller at Port Weller for additional work and five year survey.
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Directly south of Algosteel is Canadian Enterprise.
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Along with a change of livery winter work will include refurbishing the engines.    
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Immediately south of Lock 8 is Peter R Cresswell.
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Winter work includes replacing part of belt used in unloading system.
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Cresswell is so close to the lock, she'll be moved before the canal re-opens in about two and a half months.
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In the outer harbour, Canadian Coast Guard ship Griffon prepares to cast off lines.
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Underway from west wall
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Securing lines on board
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Headed to Amherstsburg and work when ice conditions require her presence  

Sorel-Tracy Friday
- Rene Beauchamp
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OOCL Montreal off the Ste.Anne-de-Sorel federal dock. Downbound from Montreal, it is one of the three largest container ships to come to Montreal.
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Dubai Star downbound and Federal Franklin at the QIT dock.
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Dubai Star
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Torm Louise anchored off Sorel-Tracy
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St. Clair River at Algonac -
Don Detloff
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Cason J Callaway at Algonac State Park on Saturday
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Algoma Progress
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Manitowoc at the Algonac State Park on Friday evening
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Owen Sound, Ont.  Wednesday -
Dave Martin
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Robert S Pierson unloading at the grain elevator in
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 Algomarine in Owen Sound for layup  
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Algomarine,  Robert S Pierson, and the Algoway. 

Marquette, Mich. -
Lee Rowe
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Michipicoten waiting to load.
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John G Munson almost finished loading.

Recent Activity at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Kaye E. Barker - final days sailing with steam
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John G. Munson waiting to load ore on her first visit of the season

ug Jacklyn & her barge with the installation of the new pedestrian bridge at the Union Ship Canal Buffalo Dec. 27 - Phil Riggs
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Welland Canal Photos from July 2011 -
Paul Beesley
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Remember those lovely, warm days of July?  And the clouds of summer?  Egbert looks new, but it was built in 1998.
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Stern propulsion as she approaches Lock 1.
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Federal Seto below Lock 2.
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And above the Pipeline that crosses the canal above Lock 1.  The sign in the trees on the right tells mariners not to anchor here.
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Martin below Lock 2 with a full load.

The Emerald Empress, built for Newman Boat Line is in San Diego, CA as Adventure Hornblower  - Mike Nicholls
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She is in service in San Diego Harbor
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Historical Perspectives - Arthur M. Anderson passing USCG Mackinaw in Whitefish Bay
- Photo by Gord Macaulay from the Ron Beaupre collection
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