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June 23, 20
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Montreal Friday - Kent Malo
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Mega yacht Luna 378 feet long (115 meters), belonging to Roman Abramovich, 3 rd riches man in Russia.
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The yacht will be in  Montreal until July 1.
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Not his biggest toy, the mega yacht Eclipse 555 feet long amid conflicting reports its priced anywhere from $250 million to one billion, for the Eclipse.
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The modest Luna  here at M sec 1 Montreal
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Tecumseh downbound for a St Lawrence river port above Montreal.
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PT 728 on its way from Kingston, N.Y. to Port Clinton, Ohio via the Erie Canal - Jim Hastings
To be an exhibit at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton. They will stop in Cleveland for a dedication event expected on June 26.
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PT 728 was built in 1945 at the Annapolis, Md Yacht Yard. It was slated to join the fleet of the Soviet navy, but with WWII nearing its end, it was de-commissioned in 1945 and sold to a private owner in 1947.
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It was used in TV and movie productions, including "McHale's Navy" and "PT 109." The original 12 cylinder gasoline engines have been replaced with 2 turbocharged GM 8-71 V8 diesels.
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In Lock 29.
   

Lac Manitoba and work barge inbound Hamilton - Eric Holmes
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Historical perspective - Keewatin - Terry McCullough collection
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Keewatin in the St Marys River
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At the Soo.
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Oval Beach at Saugatuck, Mich. Tuesday
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Dock or shipwreck parts
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Star of Saugatuck II heads out for a sun set cruise.
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Cruise on the tall ship Friends Good Will from South Haven, Mich.
The Friends Good Will is a working American reproduction of the historical Friends Good Will, a merchant square topsail sloop that was overtaken by the events of the War of 1812. Public cruises from the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven.
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At its home dock.
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3 miles into Lake Michigan
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Crew wears period dress.
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Camera is level, heeled over as the wind pushes us along at 7.5 knots.
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Gauges on the right are for the diesel engine, It's only used for docking and maneuvering in the river.
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Sky light for the cabin below deck.
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Main sail in
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Running out the cannon
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Cannon Smoke
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The small boat has been launched, it is used as a tug to turn the Friends Good Will.
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