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July 9, 20
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Mariatown & Iroquois - Murray Blancher 
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John D Leitch down at Mariatown
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Federal St Laurent up at Iroquois
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Catherine Scan down at Mariatown
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Tufty Down at Mariatown
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Nordisle up at Mariatown
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St. Clair River at Marysville Friday - Kevin Majewski
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 Federal Weser upbound at Marysville
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forward profile
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stern view
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 Buffalo upbound
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Spruceglen downbound
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Spruceglen passing the Flagship Niagara
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U.S. Brig Niagara upbound, underway on engine power
 

Catherine Scan departing Iroquois Lock - Ron Beaupre
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Departing the lock Lock.
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Cabin detail. Logo is H B.
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Next port is Panama. She first visited the Lakes as Sun Bird in 2000.
   

St. Clair River at Marine City on Sunday - Don Detloff
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Algobay
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Algoma Enterprise
     

Marquette, Mich. - Lee Rowe
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 Lee A Tregurtha arriving on a hazy afternoon.
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In the harbor.
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Oberstar at the dock
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 A workboat alongside the Oberstar as she's backed in at the dock.
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Cason J Callaway loading ore.
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Departing the harbor.
       

Tug Ken Boothe Sr. and Barge Lakes Contender at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Waiting to load ore at sunrise on July 1
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Evening ore load on July 6
     

Cleveland, Ohio Saturday - Thomas Seiler
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Cuyahoga unloading at West 3rd Street
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American Courage moves a load of iron ore upriver to the Mittal Works. 
     

Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber outbound at Essexville
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Stern view
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Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder inbound at Channel Island
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 Dorothy-Ann - Pathfinder stern view
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Pathfinder - Kuber preparing to pass at the Bay Aggregates Dock
 
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Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder backing into the Bay Aggregates Slip
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 SCS Greyfox tied up at Wenonah Park for Bay City's big fireworks festival.
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Princess Wenonah at her dock in Bay City
   

West of the Mackinac Bridge in the Straits of Mackinac and Helena Light
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Buffalo dredging - Brian W.
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 Luedtke dredge site as seen from the new Mutual Riverfront Park with the reconstructed Great Lakes Towing dock to the left, once the site of the Union Furnace Co.
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Dredge rig pulling up a bucket full of silt with (from left to right) Marine "A", Lake & Rail, & the ADM Standard elevators in the background.
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Loaded bucket draining out before being dumped into the scow. The rubber flapper doors allow the water to drain, leaving the muck at the bottom of the bucket.
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Beat up nose of the scow showing lots of scars from years of doing dredge work.
 
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Bucket dumping a load of goop into the #59 scow with some rough weather on the horizon that was coming in off the lake at the time.
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Roller mechanism for the scow's bottom dump doors along the deck line. 
       

St. Clair River - Ron Piskor
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The Ford Family Yacht Unity downbound off of Stag Island.
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Unity meets the upbound Alpena.
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Speed and Beauty on the St. Clair River.
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Karen Piskor admires the Alpena’s classic lines from the shade of Vantage Point.
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Alpena swings its stern to line up for passage under the Bluewater Bridges.
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Alpena under the Bluewater Bridges.
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With temperatures nearing 100 degrees, Alpena heads into Lake Huron amongst heavy pleasure boat traffic.
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Mississagi upbound off Stag Island photographed from a paddle surfboard on this very hot summer day.
   

Duluth Friday -  Patrick Ayd
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Sam Laud outside the Duluth Canal
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Birchglen anchored off the Duluth south pier light
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Detroit River GLMI Cruise - Sam Buchanan
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Nina and Pinta docked in Wyandotte.
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Zug Island.
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Jane Ann IV in lay-up.
   


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