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8/30 -  St. Clair River at Marine City - Don Detloff
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Dennis Sullivan and Algomarine Thursday
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Manistee
     

Tall Ships off Walpole Island Wednesday -
Dave Noordhoff
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 Liana's Ransom
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Niagara
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Peacemaker
   

Seaway & Montreal shipping - Rene Beauchamp
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Federal Severn unloading sugar at Sutherland Pier on Sunday. She departed Montreal on Wednesday night for Churchill, Manitoba to load grain.
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The former ferry Dalmig anchored off Ile Verte. Work of her conversion into a floating restaurant has not begun yet or very little has been done. Dalmig is anchored there since July 12.
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Greenwing at the Pointe-aux-Trembles anchorage on Saturday August 24.
   

USS Edson being towed up the Detroit River into Lake St Clair last summer - Marty Pelker
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8/29 - Salvage of Andrew J
-  Graham Grattan
Late Tuesday afternoon, at Lock 4 of the Welland Canal, the refloated Andrew J was lifted onto a barge.
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Andrew J about to be lifted out of the water.
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The lift begins.
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Andrew J has been lifted high enough.
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Kimberly Ann swings the barge into position below Andrew J.
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Andrew J about to be landed on the barge.

Sam Laud upbound between Neebish and St Joseph Islands in the St. Marys River - Roberta Heckes
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The Laud is making the almost-90 degree turn into the channel.  Always an impressive sight to watch the ships make the turn.
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Montreal sightings -
Rene Beauchamp
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 Fednav's Arctic and Umiak I anchored the same day on Sunday. Pointe-aux-Trembles anchorage. They were waiting for dock space at a Montreal-East bunkering dock.
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Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communications & Traffic Services tower on Ile Charron, Longueuil, on the Montreal south shore.
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Mackinac Island -
Al Miller
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Historical Perspectives -
Werner Lindquist
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Calcite II Lorain Black River  (6/76)
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William A. Reiss Cleveland Cuyahoga River  (6/76)
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Tarantau in the Welland Canal Lock 1 (6/76)
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Canadiana Cleveland Cuyahoga River  (6/76)
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Tom Girdler Lorain Black River  (6/76)

8/28 - Traffic on the St. Marys River
- Roger LeLievre
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New Canada Steamship Lines Thunder Bay up at Mission Point Tuesday.
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Thunder Bay flies her houseflag on the bow.
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Stern view
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Thunder Bay and St. Clair pass
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Duluth-based Heritage Marine tugs Nels J and Edward H in the MacArthur Lock. They have been in the MCM Marine drydock.
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Another view.
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Crewman handles lines on the Edward H.
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Ojibway upbound at Nine Mile Point Monday.
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Paul R. Tregurtha downbound on Monday.
 

Montreal sightings -
Rene Beauchamp
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Famille Dufour II tied up in the Old Port of Montreal. It did only a few harbour trips so far this year, mostly in the evening.
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Atlantic Impala on Sunday and awaiting for the next day to begin working cargo. Some sister ships transited the Seaway over the years.
   

T
ug Andrew J working in Rochester, New York earlier this summer - Tom Brewer
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This is the tug that sank Monday in Lock 4 of the Welland Canal early Monday.
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Seaway Mariatown August 23 - 26 -
Murray Blancher
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Stephanie Dann down
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Harbour Legend up
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Algoma Discovery down
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Spartan & Spartan II up
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Greenwing down
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Manitoba up
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Algosea down
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Algoma Guardian down
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Thunder Bay up
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Capt Henry Jackman down
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John B Aird up
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Algolake up
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Baie St Paul up
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Manitoba down
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 Harbour Feature up
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Harbour Feature stack
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CSL Assiniboine down
     

Historical Perspectives -
Werner Lindquist
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Cliffs Victory north End Cuyahoga River Cleveland over winter 4/78
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Buckeye Cleveland 4/78
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Black Bay  Welland Canal 7/74
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Nordale & James Norris Welland Canal Lock 7 10/77
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Metis Welland Canal 10/77
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John Emery Fairport Harbor 10/77
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Pierson Daughters Welland Canal 10/77
     

Historical Perspectives - Previous ships carrying the Baie Comeau name -
Skip Gillham
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Baie Comeau - later Joseph Medill Patterson - Al Sykes Collection.
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Welland Canal - Al Sykes Collection
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Skip Gillham
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Baie Comeau II - Welland Canal - 1977 - Barry Andersen photo
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Port Colborne - June 5/77 - Skip Gillham photo


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