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February 25, 20
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Lake Huron Friday - Ken Hamilton
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North of 40 mile Point on Lake Huron, bit breezy
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Hove to in ice east of round island
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thick ice close-up
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looking aft, snowing hard
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Biscayne Bay from last week eastbound at the bridge
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Enterprise heading west for the bridge
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Port Huron Saturday -
 Bruce Hurd
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USCG Hollyhock.
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Algoma Enterprise downbound
     

Sarnia Lay-up Fleet
- Matt Miner
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Michipicoten up in the North Slip.
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Calumet & Saginaw behind the Michipicoten.
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Kailray tucked in the corner.
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Mississagi peeking around the stern.
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Progress has stalled on the former Duc d'Orleans.
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Algorail at the Sidney Smith Dock.
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Algosoo & Peter R Cresswell at the Goverment Dock.
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Lime Island
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A plow for when the ice gets thick?
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Algocanada at the Shell Dock.
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Everlast & Norman McLeod at Sun Oil Lower Dock.
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Algosea at Sun Oil Upper Dock.
   

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. layup fleet at Bayship Feb. 16 -
Rick Stram
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Fleet from across the bay
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Walter J. McCarthy, James R. Barker, Edgar B. Speer
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Paul R. Tregurtha
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Wilfred Sykes, Paul R. Tregurtha, Buffalo
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Wilfred Sykes

Sarnia lay-up fleet -
Richard Gebhart
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Apalachee in Buffalo Feb. 15
- Brian W.
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Tied up and frozen in the ice at the Erie Basin Pier with downtown as a backdrop on a 23 degree winter evening along the Buffalo waterfront.
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1943 built, 110-foot ice breaking tug Apalachee tied up just North of the Fuel Dock at the Erie Basin Pier with downtown Buffalo in the background.
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Here we see her fire monitors & pilothouse. The "E" is an "Efficiency" award from her days in the Coast Guard.
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Her paint is fairly fresh and she doesn't look bad for her age.
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The stern is surrounded by brash ice that was broken when she came in.

USCGC Alder at the Lower Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Scenic view secured at Mattson Lower Harbor Park
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Close up
     

American Courage from the Carter Road bridge in Cleveland
- Kate White
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laid up at the old G & W dock for the winter months Feb. 10.
       

Historical Perspectives -
M. Young
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Eugene Parney 1975.
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Joseph Thompson lay up Detroit late 70s.
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Historical Perspectives - Yankcanuck -
George Lee
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Yankcanuck in lock 3 Welland Canal October 2000
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Spare propeller carried on deck
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At Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario August 1985
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Main engine 8 cylinder 1800 hp Cooper-Bessemer

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Port generator V8 Dorman diesel
     

Historical Perspectives - passenger ship post cards
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Historical Perspectives - old tankers -
Jacques Paul
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Historical Perspectives - Scans of old newspaper clippings
- Roger LeLievre
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