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11/6 - Soo Tuesday
- David Kaye
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Zealand Juliana In the MacArthur Lock.
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Bow
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Hon James L. Oberstar in the Poe Lock.
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Zealand Juliana leaving the MacArthur Lock
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American Spirit upbound entering the Poe Lock.
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American Spirit at the International Bridge.
 
       

Toledo
- Bob Vincent
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American Mariner loading grain at The Andersons-K
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Another view
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American Mariner forward section
   

Capt. Henry Jackman passing downtown Detroit -
Frederick Larkin
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Miller Boat Line's South Bass pulled from the water at the Great Lakes Shipyard in Cleveland
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11/5 - Lorain and Cleveland, Ohio
- Scott Tish
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After completing a partial offload of stone at Jonick Dock & Terminal the Algoway heads into the turning basin to spin around and head out of the Black River
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Algoway passes the old Lorain shipyard, now redeveloped into housing and docking for much smaller pleasure boats.
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Algoway departs Lorain for Cleveland
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Calumet heads down the Cuyahoga bound for ArcelorMittal with a load of iron ore passing through the maze of bridges
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Sam Laud follows the Calumet to ArcelorMittal where they will wait on the Calumet to offload before doing the same.
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About 6 hours after leaving Lorain the Algoway begins its journey down the Cuyahoga with G tugs Iowa and Cuyahoga assisting
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G tug Iowa keeps the Algoway on course passing under the shoreway bridge
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Iowa leads the Algoway into Superior Bend
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Little leads big past Jacobs Pavilion
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G tug California shoves the stern of the Algoway around Superior Bend
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Following the leader through Center St.
       

Welland Canal - Barry Andersen
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Dean Edward Taylor maiden voyage downbound above old guard gate
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CSL Tadoussac upbound clear of Lock1 shows off her widened hull
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CSL Tadoussac and Dean Edward Taylor pass on level between Lock1 and Lock2
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Cuyahoga downbound for Lock2 early morning
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Calumet upbound clear of Lock1 in heavy drizzle
 

Edwin H. Gott passing through the Soo Locks - David Kaye
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Twin Ports - Peter Lapinski
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Philadelphia -Brian W.
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The passenger liner SS United States sits rotting away at Pier 82 on the Deleware River in Philadelphia. She still holds the Blue Riband for the fastest Trans-Atlantic crossing of all time.
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The Battleship USS New Jersey is docked for tours in Camden. The ship earned 18 Battle Stars & numerous other awards over her 50 year career spanning WWII, Korea, Vietnam, & Lebenon.
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16" Main Battery Guns could fire a shell weighing over 2,000 lbs 23 miles downrange at a speed of over Mach 2 against ships & ground targets in either a high fragmentation or armor piercing round. 
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Combat Engagement Center featuring the Tomahawk Missile Fire Control computers & displays.
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Thick armored hatch to navigation and steering control center (wheel house) inside the citadel.
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View looking forward from the Admiral's Flag Bridge of turrets #1 & #2.
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Tomahawk ABL (Armored Box Launcher) in the raised to fire position with a missile in a simulated launch.
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View looking down into the gun pit of the centerline gun inside Turret #3. The 16" shell is position as if it has just come up the hoist from the magazine & is ready to be lowered by the spanner rail to enter the gun.
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Laid up missile cruisers Yorktown, Ticonderoga, & Thomas S Gates at the Reserve Basin in Philadelphia. CG47 was the lead ship of her class & the very first warship to carry the Aegis Spy-1 radar system to sea. 
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Once the most powerful warships of the high seas, the Super Carriers USS John F Kennedy & USS Forrestal sit and quietly await their fate. Museum? Scrap? or artificial reef? Only time will tell.
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The Shreveport's future has already been determined. The power to the ship was turned off and she's now waiting to be towed away & cut up. Everything has its life cycle & her time is just about up.
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 Not everything at the old Navy base is doom & gloom. A newly fabricated section of a ship's hull was literally rolling out of the shop and over to the dry dock.
 
     

Historical Perspectives - Julie Witkowski
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Alex B. Uhrig - Aug 1940
 
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John Dunn Sr - Feb 1940
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John Kendall
 
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Schenectady Socony-New York and New Haven Socony  March 1940
 


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