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May 22, 20
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Detroit River Sunday from the Tour Boat Friendship
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View from the Portofino restaurant dock in Wyandotte.
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American Spirit unloading at Zug Island
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Patricia Hoey pushing the fueling barge William L. Warner
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Great Republic downbound
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Algomarine at Sterling Fuel Windsor
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Mailboat J.W. Westcott II heads out to deliver pizzas.
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Along side
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upbound for a mail delivery
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Capt. Jason Elliott running  the Westcott.
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Algosteel downbound
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Mail by the pail
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Capt. Sam Buchanan and Capt. Bill Griffore
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Macassa Bay
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Algomarine departing the fuel dock.
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Dorothy Ann and barge Pathfinder upbound.
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Capt. Sam drains the fire system.
   

Detroit -
 Mike Nicholls
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Tug Patricia Hoey and barge William L Warner
outbound the Rouge River approaching Fort Street.
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 tug Kimberly Anne upbound off River Rouge
towing 2 mud barges.
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C.C.G.S. Pvt Robertson V.C. upbound at the Ojibway Anchorage.
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Ashtabula at Sterling Fuel.
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Claude A Desgagnes in Ojibway Anchorage unloading a yacht.
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 Manistee upbound Detroit River passing Detroit.
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Cleveland Activity -
Rich Nicholls
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Tug Dianne M with barge taking a break from I-90 Cuyahoga River bridge replacement project.
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Calumet pulls into West Basin to take tug Iowa's stern line on the way to salt dock.
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American Courage inbound to Cleveland Bulk Terminal.
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Jefferson Drawbridge that was struck by the Herbert C. Jackson when the span was lowered in front of the moving vessel
- Ron Piskor
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The Jefferson Drawbridge locked in open position until repairs can begin. Structural damage to the roadway cross bracing is quite evident in this view from the west bank.
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A close-up view of the bow impact area.
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A view later in the evening from the east bank.
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The G Tug Idaho moored along the Rouge River just below were the Jefferson Drawbridge was struck by the Herbert C Jackson.
 

Ocean Traverse Nord has been dredging in Kingsville and the photos below show how she has been unloading her dredging spoils
- Erich Zuschlag
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Ocean Traverse Nord approaching the drop zone fully loaded
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he hull of the ship opens up and the load falls out through the opening in the hull
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Close up of the bow during the unloading process
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Unloading complete
 

Huron Spirit being pushed by the Evans McKeil downbound on St. Clair River on May 20 -
Mark Shumarker
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Toledo -
Bob Vincent
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Calumet unloading salt at the City of Toledo salt dock next to Arms Dock
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 Looking at the boom and salt pile
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Another view
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 Sichem Melbourne a chemical tanker unloading liquid fertilizer at the Anderson A
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Empty coal cars being push out of the rotary dumper by the two loaded coal cars
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Empty coal cars that came off the dumper are going toward the empty hole.  The tower man will slow down the cars using air retarder and throw a switch, so that the empty coal cars goes down the right empty hole track.
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The empty coal cars going down into the empty hole.
   

Three Rivers downbound below Lock 4 -
Eric Holmes
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Welland Canal
 - Bill Bird
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Saginaw approaching Homer Bridge
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clear of the bridge
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taking Lock 3 on the fly
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CSL Tadoussac at Port Robinson
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Birchglen at Port Robinson
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Busy day at Port Colborne-Algowood awaiting Lock
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Radcliffe R Latimer tied at Wharf 12
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Latimer departing the stone dock headed for Quebec City   
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Harbour Fashion clear of Lock 8
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Above Bridge 21 Atlantic Superior joins Ojibway at the coal dock
 
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Algowood leaving Lock 8 with BBC Maine preparing to move ahead
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Algowood closeup
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heading to the outer harbour
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under Bridge 21
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BBC Maine departing the lock
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Sichem Melbourne arriving at the lock
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Atlantic Erie upbound in the Iroquois Lock -
Murray Blancher
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Goderich, Ontario May 16 -
Philip Nash
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John B. Aird loading salt for Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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The dock loader loading salt into the Aird.
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Some type of spillage occurred on the deck.
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Bow draft marks.
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Mid-Ship marks.
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Aft marks
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End of the boom.
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Boom overhangs the harbour with the elevators in the background.
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 Family of Canada Geese heading out for some lunch with the idle Algoma Transfer in the background.
 

Sarnia -
John McCreery
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Cedarglen downbound at buoys 1 and 2
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Fish tug William J returning to Sarnia
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Polsteam's Irma
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Kaye E Barker's upbound approach to the Black River and a slew of fishing boats
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Barker and sail boat
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Upbound past the Chemical Valley
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Stern view headed into Lake Huron
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Rt Hon Paul J Martin bow on
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 Martin making the turn toward the river
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CSL Tadoussac downbound followed by the State Of Michigan
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CSL Tadoussac through the turn
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Stern view approaching the Black River
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 State Of Michigan
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Cuyahoga departed from Imperial Oil and upbound for Goderich
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Cuyahoga and the downbound American Integrity
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Stern view headed into Lake Huron
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 Birchglen meets the departing Cuyahoga
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Birchglen turning as Cuyahoga points toward Goderich
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At Goderich and already loading sal
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 Load operator in the control booth

Port Huron and Marysville Friday and Saturday -
Bruce Hurd
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Three Rivers downbound off Marysville on Friday
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BBC Maine also off Marysville on Friday
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Solina upbound off Port Huron on Saturday
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Sarah Desgagnes off Port Huron on Saturday
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Training Vessel State of Michigan at Port Huron's Bean Dock
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Presque Isle upbound off Port Huron
       

St. Clair River at Marine City on Saturday -
Don Detloff
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Algoma Mariner
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State of Michigan
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USCGC Buckthorn (WLI 642)
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Buckthorn and State of Michigan Passing
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107th Fighter Squadron A-10 "Red Devils" From Selfridge ANGB Detroit.
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Solina
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Mississagi
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 CCGS Private Robertson V.C.
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Jimmy L. and barges

Whitefish Bay ready to depart her builder's yard in China
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Lee A. Tregurtha southbound on Lake Michigan off of Elberta, Michigan at sunset Wednesday.
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Traffic at St. Clair Michigan, Friday
- Kevin Majewski
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CSL Tadoussac  approaching St. Clair.
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Tadoussac continuing downbound.
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State of Michigan operated by the Great Lakes Maritime Academy downbound.

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The former USNS Persistent (T-AGOS-6) now owned by USDOT/MARAD assigned to GLMA.
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Birchglen downbound at St. Clair.
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1000 footer American Integrity downbound.
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CCGS Griffon upbound at St. Clair.
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stern view.
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Radcliffe R. Latimer downbound at St. Clair.
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Latimer continuing downbound.

Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Lee A. Tregurtha unloading stone into the hopper
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Michipicoten loaded with ore and waiting on winds before departure
     

Shipping at Sorel-Tracy -
Rene Beauchamp
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Phoenix Sun laid up at Sorel-Tracy in April. Note paint beginning to peel away.
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Ojibway unloading grain at Sorel-Tracy on April 29
     

Duluth and Superior -
Steve Bauer
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American Victory shares space with the John G. Munson at Fraser Shipyard shortly after sunrise on Friday, May 10.
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Cason J. Callaway arrives at the Duluth Pier lights with a load of limestone on a windy Friday.
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About a half an hour behind the Callaway, the Indiana Harbor arrives at the lights en route to Midwest Energy.
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Over on the Superior side, the Stewart J. Cort was arriving to load at the BNSF ore dock.
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After briefly anchoring out in the lake, the American Century arrives at Duluth on Saturday, May 11.
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Joyce Van Enkevort departs Duluth after waiting for the Century to arrive.
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The parade continues as the James L. Oberstar arriving.
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James L. Oberstar departing Duluth around 5:40 Sunday morning headed for Two Harbors.
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Arriving at Two Harbors for a load of pellets.
 

Neah Bay hauled out at the Great Lakes Ship yard in Celveland.
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Frontenac May 14 -
Nathan Attard
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Brockville, Ont. - Dave Bessant
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Solina approaching Brockville
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effect of Solina's bulbous bow on the water
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Solina stern view
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Algoeast close behind
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Algoeast at Blockhouse Island
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Manitoba passing St Lawrence park west of Brockville, downbound
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 Manitoba sliding out from behind Algoma Progress at Blockhouse
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Algoma Progress
   

Downbound Federal Rhine and up bound H Lee White near Windmill Pointe -
Nickie Kowal
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Former Canadian Miner still aground -
Councillor Kevin Saccary
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Kenny Wadden volunteered his time to take the Councillor out to Scatarie Island
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The Miner broke free while under town for scrapping over seas.
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