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December 3, 20
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 Baie St-Paul on her delivery trip - Bruno Boissonneault
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Above the bridges at Quebec Saturday morning
       

Four Group Ocean tugs tried vainly to free the grounded Tundra Saturday at Sorel - Normand Daneau 
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Tundra from different views
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Tug Ocean Jupiter
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Tug Ocean Charlie
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Ocean Ross Gaudreault
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Tugs in the fog
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Missisauga Express sea bound passing the grounded Tundra.
 

Milwaukee Saturday - Steve Bauer
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The tug Presque Isle is tied up in Milwaukee while the barge portion of the vessel is at Sturgeon Bay for its five year survey.
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Nosed up to the Kinnickinnic Avenue bridge, the St. Marys Challenger unloads its last cargo of the 2012 season.
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Having just departed St. Marys Cement, the Challenger backs past Barnacle Buds as patrons come out to observe the move.
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Clear of the restaurant, she backs toward the UP swing bridge. 
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Halfway through her spin before heading out to the Lake Michigan.
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Passing under the Hoan Bridge.
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Fishermen take advantage of a warm day as the Challenger passes the pier light.
     

The 86 meter Schillig registered at Gibralter seen here at Bay Bulls, Newfoundland -  Clarence Vautier.
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Bound for Aberdeen, Scotland
       

Traffic along the St. Clair River at Port Huron and Marysville on Saturday - Kevin Majewski
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Indiana Harbor upbound at Port Huron
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Bridge under the Blue Water Bridge
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Entering Lake Huron
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The saltie Heloise upbound at Marysville
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A look at the bow
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Stern view
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H. Lee White downbound passing the Heloise above Marysville
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Downbound at Marysville
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Aft view
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Catherine Desgagnes upbound at Marysville passing the H. Lee White
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A completed pass
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H. Lee White continuing downbound
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Catherine Desgagnes upbound
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Forward view
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Algoma Quebecois Saturday clearing Lock 7 upbound - Skip Gillham
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 It then backed back into the Lock, perhaps waiting for a downbound ship.
       

 Recent Traffic Hamilton and Welland Canal - John McCreery
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Algoma Montrealais at the Burlington piers
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Into Hamilton Harbour and the setting sun
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Phoenix Sun and Tundra line up on the lake both to enter harbour on same bridge raise
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 Phoenix Sun enters the piers with Tundra following close behind
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Phoenix Sun
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Tundra
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Tundra and Sun arrive together and both to load at Parrish and Heimbecker
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Barnacle up at Lock 2 approach, destination Thunder Bay
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Isadora and Mrs C entering Port Weller
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Phoenix Star upbound in ballast at Port Robinson
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Algoma Olympic and YM Saturn above lock 1
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YM Saturn
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Ojibway in ballast at the entrance to lock 1
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Ojibway raising in lock 1
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Ojibway passing Amundsen

Oshawa Friday - Lorraine Morrill
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Tugs Ecosse and Vigilant I escort the Maltese tanker Soley-1 into Oshawa harbour
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Tug Victorious and barge John J Carrick departs from Oshawa Harbour.
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Welland Canal Thursday - Bill Bird
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Maltese flagged tanker YM Saturn in Port Weller harbour
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Billboard
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Stack markings
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headed to Burns Harbor
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Algoway an infrequent visitor to the canal on her way to Lake Ontario
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headed to Hamilton
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Phoenix Star approaching Port Robinson
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As I was taking bow shot, Captain Gerry Greig came out to wave
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headed to Lake Superior for grain 
 

Manitowoc loading slag on the Rouge River in Dearborn Thursday - Ken Borg
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Recent Activity in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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USCG Alder secured at Mattson Lower Harbor Park after working aids to navigation
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Kaye E. Barker unloading stone into the Upper Harbor hopper
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Philip R. Clarke arriving at the Upper Harbor ore dock
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John J. Boland loading ore with fleet mate H. Lee White passing en route to the Lower Harbor with coal
 

Post Card ID's -
Don Geske
If you can help ID please post to the Search page
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What are the the ships names in the Canadian Lock?
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What is the tug name at Port Dalhousie next to the Pier?
   

Historical Perspectives - Imperial Sarnia - Herm Phillips
 
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Upbound in the St Mary's River in July of 1983.
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The back of the pilot house.
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View of the stack.
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Stern shot
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Another shot in the St Mary's River, August of 1984.
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Upbound once again in the St Mary's River, July 1986.
       


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