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April 29, 20
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Point Edward/Sarnia traffic - Marc Dease
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Lee A. Tregurtha upbound at 1 & 2.
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Heading in to Lake Huron.
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Algosteel downbound at 1 & 2.
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Alpena downbound at 1 & 2.
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At Fort Gratiot Light.
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Cuyahoga waiting to depart the elevator after taking on a load.
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Backing away.
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Head on.
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Stern all the way around ready to head downbound.
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American Century heading into Lake Huron.
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Radcliffe Latimer downbound in Lake Huron.
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Making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Paul R. Tregurtha downbound at 1 & 2.
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Deckhand clearing ice from the deck.
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Vega Desgagnes downbound at 1 & 2.
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 Manistee downbound above  1 & 2.
       

Cleveland -
Scott Tish
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Sam Laud back out of the Cuyahoga under the cover of darkness at West 3rd Street
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Sam Laud heading backwards out of the Cuyahoga round the bend at Carter Rd. The little towboat is the Bridge Builder IV owned by American Bridge who is building a replacement lift span for the Columbus Rd. lift bridge at right
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The inbound Lee A. Tregurtha heads towards Cleveland Bulk Terminal with a load of iron ore pellets passing the outbound St. Clair which just left there after offloading pellets
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Lee A. Tregurtha docked at Cleveland Bulk Terminal preparing to unload.
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American Courage off loading about 1/2 of its load of iron ore pellets before heading upriver to ArcelorMittal
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Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder back out of the Cuyahoga after taking a load of iron ore pellets up to ArcelorMittal
       

Welland Canal -
Bill Bird
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Ojibway followed by CSL Tadoussac in Port Colborne harbor.
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Ojibway after clearing Lock 8
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CSL Tadoussac would stop at the west wall above Lock 8 for a time.
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Victoriaborg approaching guardgate above Lock 7
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Maria Desgagnes upbound as Victoriaborg approaches the lock.  
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Maria Desgagnes at Port Robinson
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Algoma Montrealais at Allanburg
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Algoma Enterprise still having work done in Port Colborne harbor as Frontenac angles towards Wharf 16.
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Frontenac tied up immediately south of Bridge 21.   Said to have problems with the boom which is slightly raised.
 

Welland Canal Traffic
- John McCreery
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Federal Rhine upbound at Port Robinson
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At the approach to lock 8
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Federal Weser upbound from lock 6 west
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Federal Maas upbound at the approach to lock 3. This vantage point to be totally off limits to the public
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Stern view entering lock 3. No more access to this area as it is being entirely fenced off
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Thalassa Desgagnes upbound at Port Robinson
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Algoma Olympic at Port Robinson
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Provmar Terminal II and Maumee at Marine Salvage No trace of the James Norris.
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Remains of the Provmar as of April 21
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Baie St Paul exiting lock 4 east with Thalassa Desgagnes transiting upbound
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Baie St Paul passes the disabled Tecumseh on her way to lock 2
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 A "ducky view" of Baie St Paul
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Baie St Paul exits lock 2 as the Anglian Lady waits
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Stern Baie St Paul moored above 1
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 Atlantic Superior out of lock 1 passes new fleet mate

One sad note, the fencing continues so that the entire area of approach below both locks 2 and 3 is now totally off limits and behind high and ugly chain link fence. I was still able to slip into the stairwell at three but expect they will soon have that prevented. The ironic thing about it is that I suspect they survey our photos to plug the gaps. This seemed evident at the north end of lock 7 where fencing was already in place but the fence height was raised again to prevent photo opportunity. I was thinking I will carry one of those household ladders in my trunk so I can rise above fence level where appropriate. It's irritating to think my tax dollars are funding all this. These areas have been open to the public for as long as I can remember and without incident as far as I can recall. I think it's called paranoia.


St. Clair River
- Don Detloff
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Ken Boothe Sr.
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Sam Laud
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Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin
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Algocanada
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Zhuang Yuan Ao at Marine City on Monday
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Joseph H. Thompson and Jr. at Algonac State Park Sunday
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Mississagi departing Sombra
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Roger Blough at Algonac State Park

Seaway -
Rene Beauchamp
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CT Dublin upbound below St. Lambert Lock on April 23 for Hamilton.
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Phoenix Sun laid up at Sorel-Tracy on April 15.
 
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Panamanian flag Adventure On April 17 , formerly Federal Venture soon after its renaming in Montreal.
 
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Remnants of the McAllister headquarters still in evidence in the Old Port of Montreal on April 14. St. Lambert Lock in the distance.
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HR Maria loading scrap metal at C?e Ste. Catherine
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In the Seaway before as Maria Green and BBC India.
       

Pacific Huron arrived in Oshawa about 8 a.m. Sunday -
Lorraine Morrill
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Saginaw River-
Todd Shorkey
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Algoway unloading at the North Star dock in Essexville. 
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Superior at the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville
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Superior and Wyoming at Lafarge waiting to help the Algoway
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Wyoming at Lafarge
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Wyoming pulling on the stern of Algoway
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Wyoming and Algoway outbound at the Essexville Range Lights
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Superior on the bow of Algoway
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Stern view of the Wyoming
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Algoway outbound at sunset
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Superior, Algoway, and Wyoming
 
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Superior keeping the bow straight.
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American Integrity at the Consumers Energy dock on April 22nd.
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 Another view across the old Delta College Sailing School property.
   

Tug Nancy Anne Apr. 23  from the Edgewater Marina -
Kate White
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Eastbound BBC Kwiatkowski off Cheboygan, Mich.
- Dianne Donati
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Manitoba passing Cote St. Catherine area - Roland Van Bulck
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Manitoba the CSC lock.
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Manitoba passing St.-Catherine wharf.
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Manitoba stern view.
   

Tuesday at Brockville
- Dave Bessant
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Algoma Discovery eastbound at Blockhouse Island
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USCG boat racing past Brockville downbound around 7 p.m.
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Radcliffe R Latimer also eastbound at Brockville
   

Recent Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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James R. Barker unloading coal into the hopper
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Michipicoten, sporting fresh paint, waiting to load ore
     

Hamilton April 26 -
 John van der Doe
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Port Huron and Marysville Saturday -
Bruce Hurd
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Saltie Garganey downbound at Port Huron
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Saltie Three Rivers upbound
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Buffalo downbound at Marysville
   

American Mariner was unloading grain at General Mills over the weekend
- Brian W.
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USCG Maple -
George Lee
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Maple at St. Ignace August 1999
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Main deck
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Wheelhouse
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Two of the four GM 6-71 main engines in tandem
       


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