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August 6, 20
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USS Edson tow upbound the Detroit River from the tour boat Friendship
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Tug Colonel leads the tow
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Manitou on the stern
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Algoma Guardian downbound
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Friendship at its dock in Wyandotte.
 

 Navy ships in the Welland Canal - Brian W.
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The Ville De Quebec is sideways in the Welland Canal between Lock 1 & 2 with one line out over the stern.
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The motor lifeboat is launched to help get her straightened out.
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Seaway workers are ready to help with a hook to retrieve the heaving line.
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Hauling up the line supplied by the motor lifeboat.
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Ready to start taking in the line.
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The ship is slowly being brought back to center.
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The Ville De Quebec is now straightened out and being brought back against the Lower Tie Up Wall below Lock 2 and will be secured for the incoming storm.
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From left to right: surface search radar & communication antennas on the main mast, the SPS-49 Air Search radar on the foremast, then the ship's fire control radar for her gun above the bridge. 
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USS Dewert is secured at Wharf 2 as she waits on the wind that's bringing in some nasty weather as seen in the darkening sky.
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The missile launcher has been removed but the rotational magazine drum remains in place. The ship originally carried the surface to air SM-1 Standard Missile & Harpoon anti-ship missile.
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From left to right: Her fire control radar for the gun, SLQ-32 jammer antenna, SPS-49 Air Search Radar, the main mast, multiple communications & satellite antennas, chaff launchers, & the ship's boat.
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The ship's Phalanx 20mm CIWS gatling gun for air defense.
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USS Hurricane moored just astern of the Dewert. Her 30 MM chain guns are covered with a tarp for the canal transit.
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Traffic comes to a standstill as high winds and an incoming storm have vessels going to the wall throughout the canal. Crewmen on the Hurricane are securing the ship before the rough weather arrives
 

Welland Canal -  Eric Holmes
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HMCS Quebec de Ville (332) below Lock 2
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USS Hurricane below Lock 1
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USS De Wert below Lock 1
   

Algoma Progress delivers salt to Oswego - Richard Palmer
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St. Marys River - Roger LeLievre
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Algosea at Mission Point on Sunday.
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New Andrie tug Meredith Ashton in Soo Harbor Saturday evening.
   

Lake Huron passing Cheboygan Sunday - Dianne Donati
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