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April 11, 20
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Christening of Lakes Contender and Ken Boothe Sr. in Erie, Pa., on April 10 - Roger LeLievre
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Presenting the colors.
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There were around 200 people in attendance on a blustery, cold afternoon.
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Tug Ken Boothe Sr. before the ceremony.
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Tug's articulating pin allows it to securely mate with the barge.
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Donjon President / CEO J. Arnold Witte and other speakers.
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Dockside view,  with Lakes Contender in the background.
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Ken Boothe Sr.'s pilothouse was bedecked with flags.
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Lakes Contender's sponsor, Sen. Jane Earll, gets ready to christen the vessel.
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Thumbs up a job well done by Sen. Earll.
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Ellen Boothe gives the champagne bottle a swing.
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Smash, and the tug is christened.
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Lakes Contender and Ken Boothe Sr. at the dock.
     

Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Tug Beverly Anderson with the barge Mary Turner heading into Lake Huron.
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Sam Laud upbound at 1 & 2.
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James R. Barker heads into Lake Huron.
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Algosoo downbound at 1 & 2.
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Alpena making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Guardian below 1 & 2.
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John J. Boland making the turn downbound at 1 & 2.
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Mississagi downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algolake downbound above 1 & 2.
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Robert S. Pierson head on view.
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Sam Laud downbound at 1 & 2.
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. heads into Lake Huron.
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Hon. James L. Oberstar downbound at 1 & 2.
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Tug Invincible with barge McKee below 1 & 2.
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Roger Blough downbound above 1 & 2.
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Hon. James L. Oberstar heads into Lake Huron.
       

Herbert C. Jackson anchored in Marquette's upper harbor Tuesday - Lee Rowe
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She anchored for several hours before moving to the Shiras dock in Marquette's lower harbor.  Strong winds kept her at anchor for the duration.
       

Tecumseh's first trip through the Welland Canal - Michel Gosselin
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Tecumseh is tied up in lock 2
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Crew working
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Cedarglen leaving lock 3
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propeller wash
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stern view
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Tecumseh is entering lock 3
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bow
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lifeboats on deck
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bridge
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 seaway and crew members working
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side of Tecumseh
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Algoma Navigator is tied up in lock 7
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Tecumseh about to enter lock 4 west
 

Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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Kaministiqua above Lock 2.
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Barnacle below Lock 2.
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At the top right is the main mast in the down position to clear bridges.  Flags from left:  Pilot, Ducks Unlimited, Canfornav.
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Algosoo below Lock 2.
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Wind vanes in the shape of a fishing boat and a dory on the Algosoo.
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Tecumseh ready to enter Lock 2.
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 Secured in the lock.
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William J Moore and McLeary's Spirit secured below Lock 1.
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 Robert S Pierson on her way to start the limestone run between Clarkson and Colborne.
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 Cedarglen and Tecumseh pass below Lock 3.

Lake Huron off Cheboygan, Mich. -
Dianne Donati
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