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October 28, 20
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Toledo, Saturday
Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship Move - Roger LeLievre
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At the dock, waiting for the tugs to arrive.
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An array of flags blow in the stiff breeze.
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Paul LaMarre III on the bridge wing, helping coordinate the tow.
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Tug Nebraska on the bow.
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Nebraska stack.
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Away from the dock; tug Mississippi on the stern. Guests enjoy the ride on deck.
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Closer view of the Mississippi.
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Mississippi and Prairieland pass.
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Supervising from the pilothouse.
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Cruising down the river.
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Lining up for the Cherry Street Bridge.
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Heading through the draw.
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Mississippi on the stern.
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 Historic Shenango Furnace Co. stack marking.
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Coordinating the tow: Great Lakes Towing Fleet Captain Jeff Stabler (left), Schoonmaker Curator Paul C. LaMarre III and Paul LaMarre Jr.
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Backing into the new dock as the centerpiece of a new National Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
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Mississippi on the port side.
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A final push and the Schoonmaker is home.
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Guests sign the ship's original guest log, dating from 1912.
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Detail of the guest log from July 1912 - the Schoonmakers were aboard.
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View from the dock as the lines are secured.
     

Toledo - Bob Vincent
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Puffin under ADM Grain dock
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Another view
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CSL Laurentien being loaded at The Andersons
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Federal Kumano being unloaded at Toledo Midwest International dock.
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Stern view of the Schoonmaker
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Bow view of the Schoonmaker 
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Great Lakes tug Mississippi at the stern end
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Great Lakes tug Nebraska at the forward end
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Stern end off the wall while Great Lakes tug Nebraska pull the forward end off
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Another view
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker head out into the channel
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Bow view with Great Lakes tug Nebraska
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Col James M. Schoonmaker with the Great Lakes tug Mississippi.
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in the channel
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heading for the King bridge (Cherry Street)
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In front of downtown Toledo
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Going through the King bridge (Cherry Street)
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Another view
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Stern end going through
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Past the bridge and heading to her new home
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Getting ready to back into her new home
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Another view
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 Mississippi removes she line and gives it to the bulldozer on land
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Moving down the wall with the help from the bulldozer
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Moving down the wall
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tug Nebraska done
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Mississippi continues to move the Schoonmaker
 
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Col. James M. Schoonmaker at her new home
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Sandpiper taking a look at the Schoonmaker
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Toledo's fireboat Marine I and Sheriff boat on the river
   

Defiance/Ashtabula Christening - George Lee
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Ashtabula prior to Christening
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7200 hp Defiance
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Procession begins ceremony
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Capt. Scott Bravener addresses the gathering of suppliers, customers and interested onlookers
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Deck view of Ashtabula
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Cargo of sand destined for Buffalo
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Defiance lower wheelhouse
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Defiance EMD 3600 hp 20-645 port main engine
   

St. Mary's River Saturday Morning - Scott McLellan
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Tug Victory and barge James L Kuber upbound heading for Essar Steel.
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Algoma Provider making the turn at Johnson's Point
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stern view of the Algoma Provider making the turn at Stribling Point.
   

Hamilton and Welland Canal - John McCreery
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Phoenix Star backing all the way down to the Richardson elevator
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Mamry downbound above lock 7
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Stern view
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McKee Sons at the approach to lock 4 west
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McKee Sons departing lock 7
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Manistee waiting on the wall above 7
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Fleet mates meet above lock 7. Both vessels somewhat rare visitors in the canal
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Stern view of Manistee bound for Ogdensburg
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Three different stacks as the Sichem Onomichi slips by Marine Salvage
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Maumee awaits her fate as the Onomichi escapes to the open lake

Ashtabula & Defiance at Sarnia Oct. 26 - Peter Luney
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South Chicago Wednesday - Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger Approaches 100th St. as a tug waits for her to clear early in the morning.
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Approaching 106th with more tug action.
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Coming around Cargill Bend.
   

Cheboygan, Mich. - Dianne Donati
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Seaway - Ron Beaupre
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Sloman Hera passing Mariatown.
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Stack view. Note emblem on cabin. This is also on the bow.
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Sloman Hera slides the wall into Iroquois Lock.
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Houghton at Morrisburg. Built 1944 at Houston.
 

Sault Ste. Marie October 11 - 16 - Philip Nash
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Yancanuck with the Tug Avenger IV in the background at the Purvis dock in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario as snow falls.
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CG45657 a new addition to U.S. Coast Guard Soo. The vessel is a 45 ft. Response Boat built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Virginiaborg upbound at Mission Point for Thunder Bay, Ontario.
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Philip R. Clarke downbound below Soo Locks with the Supply Vessel Ojibway alongside.
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Off loading supplies onto the Clarke.
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Walter J. McCarthy JR. downbound meeting the upbound Algowood below Mission Point.
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 Algowood heading to Thunder Bay, Ontario to load and the McCarthy loaded with coal for St. Clair and Essexville, Michigan.
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Algocanada downbound passing the Algowood below Soo Locks.
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Presque Isle upbound from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Shipyard after repairs were completed to their unloading boom.
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Presque Isle's repaired unloading boom
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Close up of the repaired boom.
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Tug Dorothy Ann and Barge Pathfinder downbound.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tug Owen M. Frederick with Barge Harvey locking downbound in MacArthur Lock.
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Tug Drummond Islander II and Barge at the Sugar Island Ferry dock for repairs to the retaining wall.
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Close up of Drummond Islander II
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Tug Ken Boothe Sr. and Barge Lakes Contender downbound.
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Tug Ken Boothe Sr.
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Finnborg at the Government dock in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
   

Parry Sound, Ontario in Early October - Philip Nash
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Cambrian a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Search & Rescue Vessel
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Cambrian
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 Research/Survey Vessel Still Watch former Heavenbound and ex. Canadian Coast Survey Vessel Ville Marie.
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Still Watch
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Tug Mink Isle former Brompton Duchess. Vessel length is 50 feet.
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Mink Isle built in 1947 used on Lake Superior as a work tug. In 1986 current owner
found her in terrible condition sitting on a barge in Sault Ste. Marie. Extensive renovations were made.
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Work Boat Trimac
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Sightseeing cruise ship Island Queen V 
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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley at the Coast Guard Base in Parry Sound.
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Train crossing the CPR Trestle near Parry Sound Harbour.  It was built in 1907.
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Trestle is 1695 feet long and 105 feet high.
       

Indiana Harbor entering Muskegon in May -
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Aquarama in Windsor, Ontario in the early nineties - Tim Rusling
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Historical Perspectives - John Henderson
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