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St. Clair River Sunday - Kevin Majewski
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Algosteel almost bow-on, in the St. Clair River
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Downbound at St. Clair
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Bow profile
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Stern view
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Herbert C. Jackson just above Marine City
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Bow profile
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Aft profile
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 Downbound in the St. Clair River
   

Ships at Hamilton and Welland Canal - John McCreery
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Federal St Laurent and Greenwing at anchor, Hamilton Harbor
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Saginaw loading at Dofasco
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Algomarine upbound at the Glendale bridge, destination Ojibway
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Algomarine approaching lock 4 West
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Birchglen the former Federal Richelieu upbound for Superior
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Greenwing departed from Hamilton clears the Homer bridge en route to Detroit
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 Lots of pleasure craft making the canal passage
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Stern view of Greenwing entering lock 3
   

Seaway - Dave Bessant
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Algoma Guardian and Federal Nakagawa meeting at the Ogdensburg Bridge in the fog.
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Harbour Loyalty up bound at Brockville
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Heddle Marine barge on the way to Halifax to pick up the Ojibwa
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SJard and Marselisborg both at Ogdensburg to unload windmill parts, not often you will see two vessels here at the same time.
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Sjard unloading
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Tim S Dool downbound past Fort Wellington during a re-enactment of battles of 1837, some American forces firing at the Canadian Fencibles
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Marselisborg unloading after Sjard has departed.
     

SeaRose in Long Pond, NL anchorage May 21 -  Larry Damchuk
Details on her visit
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Welland Canal Sunday - Bill Bird
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Algosea upbound at Thorold.
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headed for Sarnia.
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Algosoo at the Glendale Ave bridge.
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Loaded with ore, she's bound for Burns Harbor.
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Algomarine on her way to Lock 3
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headed to Ojibway
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Birchglen clearing Lock 3
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on her way to Superior
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Pineglen approaching tieup wall below Lock 2
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with a full load of ore for Ashtabula.
       

Detroit River - Mike Nicholls
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St Marys Cement II and Sea Eagle II unloading at the St. Marys Cement Dock in the Rouge River.
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Friendship upbound passing Mistersky's.
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State of Michigan downbound off Mistersky's.
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Diamond Belle upbound off Mistersky's.
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Tecumseh upbound off Downtown Detroit.
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Emilie (Panama) upbound off Zug Island.
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Algoma Transport unloading in the Rouge Short Cut Canal.
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Cason J Callaway unloading in the Zug Island Hopper.
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American Spirit and Cason J Callaway at Zug Island.
   

Bristol Bay fire training May 15 - Al Endelmann
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The Mud Lake Junction Buoy is no longer a feature of the St. Marys River system. We will miss the clang, clang of the bell which was a distinguished feature of this buoy. We have gotten used to hearing the boats, both up bound, and down bound, report to Soo Traffic, when they arrived at this  call-in point. Starting last October Soo Traffic warned boats of construction in the area of this buoy. At the time I said that it seemed likely, that a crib would be built. A river ride Saturday proved that this did, in fact happen. Now Soo Traffic, and the ship captains refer to this point, only as the Mud Lake Junction. Attached are five pictures of the old and the new - Herm Klein
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Mud Lake Junction Buoy in better days
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Columbia Star at the Mud Lake Junction Buoy
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Sam Laud at the Mud Lake Junction Buoy
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State of Michigan at the Mud Lake Junction Buoy
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New Mud Lake Junction crib


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