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October 2, 20
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Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Algobay loaded with coal for Hamilton downbound at Port Robinson
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She'll be returning to canal for re-naming ceremonies on Thursday
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Algoma Transport clear of Lock One
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headed to Quebec
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Day 2 of former Imperial Sarnia tow sees the trio tied at the sand dock in Port Weller Harbor because the lead tug Vigilant 1 had problems with her steering gear.
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After a 16 hour delay the two resumes shortly before 4 p.m.
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closeup of former Imperial Sarnia on her way to Lock
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stern shot of tow
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As tow slides along wall below the lock, she makes a passing entry with Algobay
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tanker about to enter the lock
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best seat in the house.  Two men on top of pilot house keeping an eye on the tow
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Tug Lac Manitoba full astern to slow down tow and straighten her out entering the lock 
     

Algocanada downbound below the Soo Locks -  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Carmen Paris
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Tow of the former Imperial Sarnia - Kent Malo
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Crew boarding the Imperial Sarnia more recently the Provmar Terminal 2
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Lac Manitoba on the stern
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Crew fastening the tow line forward
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Tow starting to move from the dock, Lac Manitoba on the stern
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Departure from Hamilton and last voyage of the Imperial Sarnia  most recently Provmar Terminal 2
Built in 1948 as the Imperial Sarnia 2 in Collingwood, last operated in 1986, served as a fuel storage at Hamilton until 1989.      

Seaway Mariatown Ont. - Murray Blancher
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Solina upbound
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Cheboygan, Mich. - Dianne Donati
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Redhead on the St. Marys River - Jim Lehocky
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Hamilton Sunday - George Lee
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Terminal II (Ex Imperial Sarnia) departing the Burlington Ship Canal - Ann Andersen
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Tugs Vigilant I & Lac Manitoba line up Terminal II tow for the bridge at Burlington
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Close up of Terminal II tow.
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Approaching Burlington Bridge
   


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