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Buffalo, N.Y. - Brian W.
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The English River is underway from LaFarge in Buffalo and heading through the draw at the Michigan St. Bridge as seen from the upper level of the Metrorail (DL&W) train terminal downtown.
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Clearing through the draw at Michigan St. the cement boat turns with the curve in the river below the bridge. The St. Mary's Cement (Kellogg) Elevator is seen to the right.
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The ship is now lined up for the reach between the train terminal & the General Mills warehouse to the right as the bridge closes behind them.
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Here is a close up view of the stern superstructure lit up by the "Sweet Light" of the evening's setting sun. From this point it's about another 10 minute run down to the lake & then on their way to Bath, Ontario. 
 

Ben passing Loyalist Park below Iroquois Lock - Ron Beaupre
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She is on her first trip into the Lakes.
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John J. Boland arrived at KCBX South Chicago Wednesday - Tom Winkle
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Cheboygan, Mich. - Dianne Donati
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St Marys River -
Scott McLellan
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John G Munson making the turn at Johnson's Point.
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James R Barker at sunset approaching Green Point.
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Lee A Tregurtha makes an early morning passage at Coyle Point.
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Alpena at Johnson's Point
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Alpena completes her turn at Johnson's Point as the sun comes from behind the clouds.
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tug Meredith Ashton passes the Dark Hole.
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Ashton approaches the American Century with plans to pass.
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Federal Mackinac turns at Johnson's Point
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Stewart J Cort.
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John D Leitch
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Algocanada passing Coyle Point.
       

Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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Royal Canadian Navy Day at Lock 4.  Foreground: HMCS Ville de Quebec ready to raise. Background:  HMCS Moncton and HMCS Summerside ready to lower.
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Anke leaving Lock 7.
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80 Tonne hook lashed down to prevent movement.
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On her way to Port Colborne.
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Coastal Patrol Vessel HMCS Moncton down at the Glendale bridge.
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Followed by sistership HMCS Summerside.
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The two meet USCGC Biscayne Bay above Lock 3.
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Crew ready for the next lock.
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Close to the bridge.
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Algoma Guardian upbound above Lock 3.
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One of these things is not like the other.  Two complete sets of Plimsoll Marks / Load Lines.  Which one is correct?
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Under the Glendale bridge.
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Frigate HMCS Ville de Quebec leaving Lock 7.  Lots of fenders to prevent damage.
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Anchor ready. 
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Upbound for her next port-of-call.

Welland Canal and Detroit River - John van der Doe
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Gate of Bay Shipbuilding Co. Graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Sunday -
John Weitermann
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Michipicoten upbound in the Seaway at Khanawake Aug. 31 - Kent Malo
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