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10/31 - McKeil's new barge Tobia departs the Netherlands, passing Hook of Holland - Jan van der Doe
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Historical Perspective - John W. Boardman
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Detroit River - 8-25-1941 - Julie Witkowski
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Recent view in Detour, Michigan where the forward section is now a home. Marc Vander Meulen
     

10/30 - Toledo - Bob Vincent
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American Spirit having some type of repairs done by H. Hansen Industries at Torco
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Bow in ballast
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Repairs done, Getting ready to leave
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Federal  Kumano loading soybeans at ADM.
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Atlantic Huron at MidwestTerminal of Toledo International.
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Sam Laud loading at CSX #4
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Karl E. Luedtke with the dredger barge
     

10/28 - USCGC Hollyhock (WLB 214). Sunday - Kevin  Majewski
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USCGC  Hollyhock has returned to Port Huron after 4 months in dry dock at Baltimore, MD.
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Port side view at her moorings, new paint work looks great.
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 Bow view.
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Familiar view of the Hollyhock with the Blue Water Bridges in the background.
 

Beauharnois Lock 4 ship arrestor repairs - Jimmy Guerard
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It was unsafe to use cranes with this wind along Beauharnois.
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That incident slow down the repair process.
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Lake Boats and Lighthouses - Andrew Huxman
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Arthur M. Anderson anchored just outside Escanaba harbor
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Herbert C Jackson was backing into Marquette MI Lower harbor to unload stone.
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Crisp Point Mich.
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Christmas Mich. 
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Munising Rear Range
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Grand Island Mich.
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Old Mackinac Point Mich.
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 Point Iroquois Mich.
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Big Bay Point Mich.
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Whitefish Point Mich.

Rainbow over the Straits of Mackinac - Phillip Myotte
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September at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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 H. Lee White taking on a list during an ore load
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Michipicoten arriving
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View from the lakeshore of Hon. James L. Oberstar loading ore
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John B. Aird loading ore for Quebec
 

10/27 - Welland Canal  - Al Howard
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Victoriaborg held in lock 7
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Algoma Olympic-Enterprise secured at east wall above lock 7.
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Milwaukee Tugs - Rich Nicholls
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Buffalo - Brian W.
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A 25-ton Hot Metal Ladle has been installed at the new Union Ship Canal Commons park as a tribute and historical marker for all of the nearby steel industry that once surrounded the area.
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The Bidco push tug, a small barge full of steel sheet pile, & a Derrick Barge were tied up for the weekend on the wall at the old Buffalo Color Plant below the South Park Ave. Lift Bridge Sunday afternoon. They are involved in the environmental remediation up at the Buckeye Product Terminal below Bailey Ave.
   

Welland Canal Saturday - Skip Gillham
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High winds tied up shipping along the Welland Canal for part of Saturday October 26.
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Algoma Olympic (L) and Algoma Enterprise above Lock 7
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Resko in Lock 2
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Victoriaborg in Lock 7
 
 

10/26 - Welland Canal Friday -
Al Howard
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Buffington Indiana Friday - Lou Gerard
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Arthur M. Anderson unloading stone at Buffington IN. Friday.
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Ground level view of the Anderson at Buffington.
     

Port of Monroe - Paul LaMarre III
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Loading the yacht Tinker Toy, a 72 Hatteras, onto the saltie Flevogracht in anchorage area Port Weller for delivery to Florida - Rodger St. Amand
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10/25 - Point Edward and Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Great Republic heads into Lake Huron.
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Algomarine downbound at 1 & 2.
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Manistee downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Olympic making the turn downbound.
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Michipicoten downbound above 1 & 2.
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Edgar B. Speer making the turn downbound.
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Algoma Montrealais downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algorail turning at Black River with a load of stone for Sarnia.
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Stern view.
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American Integrity upbound at Black River.
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 Making the turn for the bridges.
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Under the bridges.
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Upbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Enterprise downbound at 1 & 2.
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Tim S. Dool taking on a load at the elevator.
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Spruceglen taking on a load at the elevator.
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John D. Leitch downbound at 1 & 2.
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HHL Amur downbound at 1 & 2.
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Below 1 & 2.
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Mississagi making the turn at 1 & 2.

Soo 
- Andrew Huxman
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Paul R Tregurtha was going Downbound approaching the Soo Locks with Coal from Duluth.
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Algosoo was Upbound empty heading towards Thunder Bay approaching the Soo Locks at the Sugar Island Ferry .
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Algomarine was Downbound with Grain from Thunder Bay approaching the Soo Locks.
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Algosar was Upbound to Sault St Marie Ontario approaching Soo Harbor near Sugar Island Ferry.
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Stern view.

Soo Traffic
- David Kaye
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 Lee A Tregurtha upbound at the International Bridge.
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American Integrity downbound approaching the Poe Lock.
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Radcliffe R Latimer leaving the Poe Lock.
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Pineglen downbound at the International Bridge.
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HHL Amur downbound.
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Joseph L Block upbound at the west end of the lock canal.
       

10/24 - Manistee dropped anchor in Suttons Bay, Michigan, on Oct. 23.
Vessels occasionally use the small-but-deep bay to wait for weather or wait in shelter for a nearby port. - Al Miller
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 Manistee approaches the mouth of Suttons Bay.
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The vessel's master winds in the bay.
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After being pelted by rain, sleet and snow, the Manistee basks in the sun for a few moments before the blustery autumn weather returns.
   

H Lee White Eastbound South of Beaver Island in September - Stan Buell
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Cheboygan, Michigan - Dianne Donati
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Historical Perspectives - Welland Canal late 1950's Rodger family, Thorold, Ontario.
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