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June 18, 20

Welland Canal Saturday - Bill Bird
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 H Lee White clear of lock 3 after completing her fourth trip of the season to Quebec City.
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Headed to Calcite, but has one more trip to Quebec.
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Tanker Nordisle at Homer Bridge
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Bound for Sarnia
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Riding high Birchglen at Allanburg
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On her way to Superior.
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Algobay on way to Lock Two joined by friends.
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Making the wall below Lock 2
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About to enter the lock
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Samuel Risley clear of Lock 2
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Headed to Burlington

Buffalo Fireboat Edward M. Cotter - Brian W.
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 The Edward M. Cotter is on her way down the Buffalo River Entrance Channel from the Watson Basin passing the attack sub USS Croaker & the Guided Missile Cruiser USS Little Rock.
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The boat was looking neat & trim in her shiny, bright red & white paint job.
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Passing Light House Point with Downtown Buffalo as a backdrop as seen from the Outer Harbor.
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Testing the fire monitors on the bow & upper pilothouse as the pumps are spun up.
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The aft fire fighting turret is raised and the nozzles are on.
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Name board, radio antenna, & fire monitor of the Upper Pilothouse.
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Stack markings.
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Backing into the fire boat slip at Michigan St. on a sunny afternoon in the mud brown Buffalo River.
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Finished with engines. The throttle levers for the Port & Starboard shafts are set to idle on the bridge wing control stand. These handles are interlocked with 2 additional sets in the pilothouse & opposite bridge wing.
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Here's a rainbow in the spray mist as the Cotter streams out water on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.

St. Clair River at Marine City - Don Detloff
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 Joseph H. Thompson and Jr. Saturday
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American Spirit Friday
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Detroit - Ken Borg
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American Courage up the Detroit River off Grosse Isle.
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Manitowoc  in the Rouge river from the Dix Stree Bridge loading mill scale?
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 Loading the Manitowoc
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Manitowoc in Rouge River looking up the river from Fort St. Gaelic Tugboat Co on left.

Hamilton Saturday - John van der Doe.
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Salvor with barge
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Port Huron Friday - Chris Franckowiak  
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HHL Amazon
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Recent Salties in the Welland Canal - John McCreery
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Eemsborg departing Lock 1
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Pilot boat joins Eemsborg as they head out to Lake Ontario
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Tanker North Contender downbound between Lock 1 and 2
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At the approach wall as English River departs the lock
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The Russian bound Maersk Illinois departs lock 7
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U.S. flagged and registered in Norfolk

Recent St Clair River Activity - Terry McCullough
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John D Leitch.
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Paul R Tregurtha.
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