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May 29, 20
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Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Cuyahoga unloading salt
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Tug Salvor and barge Lambert Spirit heading into Lafarge
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Tecumseh at Marysville on Memorial Day
- Kevin Majewski
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Cleveland, Ohio -
Scott Tish
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 A rare visitor to Cleveland, the tug Victory with the barge James L. Kuber backs into Cleveland Bulk Terminal shortly after sunrise to discharge a load scrubber stone
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With G tugs Iowa pulling on the stern and the tug Illinois pushing on the bow the Algoway makes its way up the Cuyahoga River passing through Center St.
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With the assistance of G tugs Iowa and Illinois the Algoway squeezes by the American Bridge work barges headed for the CRP dock
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After assisting the Algoway upriver the G tug Illinois heads back toward home assisting the tug Petite Forte with the barge St. Marys Cement back to the lake.
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With the G tug Iowa pulling and the Illinois pushing the Algoway heads through the Carter Rd. bridge
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The tug Petite Forte with the barge St. Marys Cement waits at the CRP dock for the American Courage to get by West 3rd St before proceeding around the bend to St. Marys Cement.
       

The former USS Persistent, now the training ship State of Michigan tied up at the North Pier of the Erie Basin on Memorial Day morning - Brian W.
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View looking up the Buffalo River & over the stern towards the Buffalo Skyway Bridge.
     

Arthur M. Anderson departing Duluth Sunday about 2 p.m. -
Glenn Blaszkiewicz
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Cleveland Sunday -
Rich Nicholls
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1st trip this season.  They did not operate last year.
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Notice person standing on main deck rub bar, could be washing windows
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Tug Eagle at Whisky Island Marina
 

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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Karen Andrie & Endeavour at the Bit-Mat dock on Sunday
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Karen Andrie close up
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Another view
   

Welland Canal -
Bill Bird
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as seen from the Lock 3 observation platform, Algoma Montrealais heading to the wall below the lock
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easing in with a load of cement for Duluth
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vessel in place, the north gates begin to close
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Federal Hunter at Thorold.
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on her way to Lake Michigan
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Esta Desgagnes departing Lock 2
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passing entry with Algoma Progress.
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bound for Quebec City with ore
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CSL Laurentien clear of Lock 3
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Tanker MCT Arcturus on her way to Sarnia
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Point Edward/Sarnia traffic -
Marc Dease
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Manitoba downbound at 1 & 2.
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CSL Tadoussac making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Radcliffe R. Latimer downbound above 1 & 2.
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Michipicoten downbound above 1 & 2.
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Pineglen heads into Lake Huron.
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Indiana Harbor downbound at Black River.
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Michipicoten upbound at Black River.
 
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Approaching the bridges.
 
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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St. Clair downbound at 1 & 2.
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Manistee below 1 & 2.
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CSL Laurentien downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algomarine downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Enterprise heads into Lake Huron.
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Tug Joseph H. Thompson Jr. heads into Lake Huron.
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James R. Barker downbound above 1 & 2.
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Pilot boat Huron Belle returns to Port Huron.
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HHL Nile downbound at 1 & 2.
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. downbound at Black River.
 

Federal Kushiro inbound Hamilton (Burlington northshore) -
Eric Holmes
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Toledo -
Bob Vincent
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James R. Barker unloading iron ore from Two Harbors, MN.
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Another view of unloading
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Iron ore coming off the end of the boom.  Unloading 540 cars for 60,431 tons.
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 One of the gates on the Live Pad at Torco
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 Torco big cat.
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Cars being loaded from the Live Pad
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Wohlleb-Socie Co. work barge.  They are repairing the dock wall where the CSL Tadoussac hit it.  They are also replacing the big tires with new bumper.
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Wohlleb-Socie work tug, Bessie B.
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Working on the dock wall where the CSL Tadoussac hit the wall last year in December. 
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  New flags on the Presque Isle (coal side) flag pole
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 Raba being loaded at ADM dock
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Algoma Enterprise being loaded with coal  at CSX #4 machine
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Another view
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The diesel electric field pusher pushing a cut of loaded coal cars down toward the shead.  Notice the yellow arm on the corner of the rail car.
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The diesel electric pig pusher pushing two loaded coal cars over the pig hole
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The mechanical pig comes out of the pig hole to shove two coal cars up the ramp and into the dumper.
       

Manitowoc entering Erie harbor Friday with a load of stone -
Gene Polaski
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Chem Norma passing Mariatown on her first trip into the Lakes -
Jeanine Kraemer Beaupre
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Chem Norma heading up stream. Ace on smokestack.
     

Tugs Molly M. 1 and Ecosse with the barge Metis departing Rochester, NY on Wednesday after unloading cement at the Essroc terminal - Tom Brewer
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Detroit to Algonac aboard the tour boat Friendship
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Upbound from the Westcott Co. Dock. The Friendship is heading for 5 year survey at Sassy Marina in Algonac, Mich.
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Controversial Pet Coke pile, note no dust.
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Electronic music festival in Heart Plaza
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Kaministiqua downbound
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Federal Yukon in the Belle Isle anchorage
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J.W. Westcott II had dropped off a pilot.
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Diamond Queen
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Dossin Museum looking sharp after a $2 million dollar renovation.
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USCG Station Belle Isle
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William Livingstone Memorial Light on Belle Isle
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Lake St. Clair ahead
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Infinity
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U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Belle Isle
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Windmill Point Light
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Lake St. Clair off Grosse Pointe
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Algoma Guardian downbound
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Happy crew
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Friendship is available for charter or public cruises from the Portofino restaurant in Wyandotte.
 
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St. Clair Crib Light
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Old St. Clair Flats Light
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Beautiful calm day
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Meeting the Algoway in the Cut-Off Channel
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Victory and James L. Kuber
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Michigan and Great Lakes
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Algoma Discovery
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Lakes Contender and Ken Boothe Sr.
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Walpole Island Ferry
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Turning onto the North Channel above Russell Island
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Algonac to Walpole Island Ferry
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inbound Sassy Marina
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Tug Elmer Dean
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Ready to be lifted
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Back in Detroit
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Fitting shot for Memorial Day
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Capt. Joel running the Westcott
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Cecil comforts his dog Rosie, Rosie likes land better than water.
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Roger Blough fueling
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Algoway unloading in Windsor
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Mail bag
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Algoma Discovery downbound
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Video
 

Algoma Guardian going up the St. Clair River May 21 -
Richard J. (Butch) Dompierre
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Lee A. Tregurtha unloads taconite pellets at Cleveland, Ohio May 21 -
Thomas Seiler
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Captain Harry Anderson's sailing career -
Russ Plum
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Given the announcement of the recent passing of Captain Harry Anderson, the attachment is a one-page sailing history I have prepared for him.
       

Port Stanley Saturday - 
Monty Young
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Eau Clipper - New paint on her name board this season
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Eau Clipper Stern
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GH Simmons
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Isabel Maria
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Isabel Maria Stern
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Susan Michelle
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Lasher O
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