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May 29, 20
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Seaway - Ron Beaupre
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 Maersk Illinois passing CCGS Griffon at Iroquois Lock Sunday.
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 U.S. registry is rare for a salty these days.
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Chemtrans Havel departing Iroquois Lock downbound.
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Colorado Star passing Mariatown.
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Marietje Marsilla approaching Iroquois Lock Saturday.
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Cabin detail.
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She is on her first trip into the Lakes.
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Vitosha departing Iroquois Lock. Fednav stack insignia under the Navigation Maritime Bulgaria colors Friday.
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Vitosha has the name Federal Pearl welded letters on the bow and stern.
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Vitosha passing CCGS Griffon at Mariatown.
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Nordisle of Limassol passing Mariatown.
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She is three years old and heading for Sarnia.
     

Iroquois Lock and Prescott
- Murray Blancher
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Fen up at Iroquois Saturday
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Marietje Marsilla up at Iroquois
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Maersk Illinois up at Iroquois
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CCG Griffon on the south wall at Iroquois
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CCG Griffon at anchor
   
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Algomarine preparing to unload at Prescott Elevator Thursday
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John B Aird up at Iroquois
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Margot down at Brockville
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John B Aird approaching Iroquois
     

Montreal Friday and Saturday - Rene Beauchamp
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Cruiseship Maasdam
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Maria Desgagnes
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Torm Loire
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Maersk Illinois entering the Seaway for Milwaukee on a foggy day. According to the news media, the smog had been caused by a huge forest fire in Ontario.
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First deep sea US registered cargo vessel to transit the Seaway since several years. Port of registry is Norfolk, VA
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Accomodation block.
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CSL Laurentien bound for Burns Harbor.
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 Lady Christina at low speed, minutes before she went to the anchorage for Seaway inspection before proceeding for Valleyfield.
   

Saturday at the Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Ojibway upbound at Allanburg
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Headed for southern Lake Michigan.
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Sjard at the Homer bridge with more windmill parts for Menominee
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heading to Lock 3
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Chemtrans Havel at the guardgate proceeding dead slow so she won't have to tie up above Lock 7
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On her way to Montreal.
   

Sjard upbound below Lock 4 Welland Canal Saturday - Eric Holmes
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Recent St. Marys River Traffic - Roger LeLievre
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Lakes Contender lower St. Marys River on Saturday
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Tug Ken Boothe Sr
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Stern view.
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Lakes Contender passing Atlantic Erie
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Atlantic Erie downbound
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Algoma Montrealais Friday evening.
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HHL Amur, Herbert C. Jackson
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HHL Amur headed to Thunder Bay with windmill parts.
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Cuyahoga on Friday afternoon.
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Algoma Guardian
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Tug Duluth bound for Sault Ste. Marie with two cargo barges and a crane barge May 20.
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Crane barge Jacquelyn.
 
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Tug Sarah B. at the stern.
 

HMCS Ojibwa departs Halifax for Port Burwell Saturday
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Ojibwa on her way out of Halifax Harbor.
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Ojibwa is carefully positioned over the submerged Heddle Marine drydock in Halifax Harbor.
     

Buffalo Black Rock Canal - Brian W.
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Michigan-Great Lakes headed down bound on the Black Rock Canal in Buffalo and just starting into the draw at the CN Railroad "Harbor Draw" bridge.
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The bow of the barge is passing the center of the draw span.
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tug clearing
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Departing the Black Rock Lock. They are a fairly large unit & take up just about all of the good water in the chamber.
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The tug is now swinging the stern of the unit away from the lower guide wall to line up for the next reach below the lock.
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The Michigan-Great Lakes is now clear of the lock and heading down bound for the Tonawanda Channel of the Niagara River.
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The Michigan-Great Lakes tied up at the Noco Product Terminal on the Niagara River in Tonawanda from the South Grand Island Bridge.
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Stern view showing the tug in the notch and the unloading pier at Noco.
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The Ferry St. Lift Bridge is opening for the Rebecca Lynn - A-397. This is a through truss, single leaf, bascule type lift bridge over the Black Rock Canal in Buffalo.
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Rebecca Lynn and barge A-397 arrived in push mode and headed straight down the canal to the Black Rock Lock as the sun was about to set on a warm, summer like evening.

Three yachts at Marine City Friday - Don Detloff
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Motoryacht Griffin
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Motoryacht To-Kalon
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Schooner Wind Dancer
   

Saginaw River Thursday - Todd Shorkey
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Algorail outbound Wednesday night at Veteran's Memorial Bridge
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Stern view
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Manistee outbound Thursday morning at the Liberty Bridge
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Manistee Stern View
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Algoway inbound at Cass Avenue
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Stern view
       

Detroit and Toledo Wednesday - Mike Nicholls
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Passing Mistersky's downbound.
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Toledo Light.
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John J Boland outbound from the CSX Coal Dock.
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American Fortitude and American Valor at the Torco Docks.
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Jiimaan preparing to depart the Toledo Shipyard Drydock.
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Detroit River Light.
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Federal Oshima in the Ojibway Anchorage.
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Sam Laud downbound off the Rouge River Short Cut  Canal.
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Welland canal traffic Wednesday - Michel Gosselin
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Richelieu  after departing Lock 3
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Stern view of yacht To-Kalon in lock 3
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More work being done on HMCS Athabaskan in Port Weller dry dock
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Algoma Montrealais departing lock 1
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Lake Huron and Lake Michigan May 22 - Tom Hynes
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Mississagi headed into Brevort last Tuesday to load sand.  View from the US-2 Cut River Bridge.
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Mackinaw at her home port of Cheboygan.
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Buckthorn docked in Cheboygan.
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Stern view of Buckthorn.
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Unidentified Ryba tug and barges tied up just upstream of the Cheboygan lock and dam.
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This compact equipment is able to pass through the two locks on the 38 mile long Inland Waterway from Cheboygan to Crooked Lake.
       

South Chicago May 20 - Steve Bauer
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The tug Mary E. Hannah pushes a barge out of Calumet Harbor toward Indiana Harbor shortly after sunrise. 
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The Manistee loading coal at the KCBX south dock in the early morning light.
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The saltie Vitosha completes her turn in the harbor and starts to back up the river with an assist from the Selvick tugs Carla  Selvick and John M. Selvick.
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Her former name, Federal Pearl, still visible under the paint, the Vitosha backs upriver between 92nd and 95th St.
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Once common in the past, it is now rare to see a saltie go upriver beyond Iroquois Landing at the mouth of the Calumet.  The Vitosha is one of those rare visitors as she negotiates Wisconsin Steel Bend south of 106th St en route to Chicago Fuel Terminal to load for the Netherlands.
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The Manistee outbound at 95th St for Lake Michigan.
 
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The G Tug Colorado assists the Ken Boothe Sr. and Lakes Contender on her first visit to South Chicago as she approaches 92nd St.
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Approaching the NS 5 bridge enroute to KCBX.
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The deck is spotless on the new tug.
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Through the bridges approaching 100th St.


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