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12/7 - Algoma Equinox in the Welland Canal  - Barry Andersen
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Algoma Equinox raised in Lock 7 on maiden trip
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Algoma Equinox bow
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Algoma Equinox upbound nearing guard gate
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Algoma Equinox upbound clear of old guard gate
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Algoma Equinox showing extra strengthening on deck for ocean crossing
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Capt Seann O'Donoughue gives a friendly wave
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Algowood clear of Lock 3 passing Kaministiqua sliding wall
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Algowood clear of Lock 3
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Mapleglen downbound clear of Lock 3
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Mapleglen downbound under skyway headed to Lock 2
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USCG 47285 downbound headed for Lock 6
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Vancouverborg (Nld) upbound just below Lock 2  
     

Tiwali in
Owen Sound -
J. Mackay
The small ocean-going vessel Tiwali unloaded a 5,000 tonne shipment of Romanian organic wheat. It is in the process of loading an equal amount of locally grown corn bound for Ireland.
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Loading corn in the aft hold on Friday afternoon
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Spreading out the load. 
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Algoway unloading salt in Parry Sound
- Doug Heal
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12/4 - First voyage of Algoma Equinox  -
René Beauchamp
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entering the Seaway on Tuesday
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Cuyahoga in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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12/2 - Welland Canal - Barry Andersen

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Baie St Paul downbound clearing Lock 2.

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Fraserborg (Nld) upbound headed to Lock 2.
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Algomarine on wall above Lock 1.
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Algoma Discovery passes secured Algomarine above Lock 1.
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Algoma Discovery headed upbound in ballast for Lock 2.
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Algoma Discovery with ice encrusted mast and upper bow.

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Emilie (Pan) in ballast upbound for Lock 2.
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Algoma Navigator clears Lock 1 after dark downbound.
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Algosoo downbound at old guard gate.
 
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Robert S. Pierson upbound at old guard gate
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Zealand Juliana (Ndl) downbound clear of Lock 2
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Irma (Cyp) downbound approaching bridge 4
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Wicko (Bhs) upbound headed to Lock2
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Atlanticborg (Nld) downbound clear of Lock2 at sunset

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Mottler (Cyp) upbound headed to Lock

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Tim S. Dool departs Lock3 and Cuyahoga below making the wall to do passing entry
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Peter Schulte (IOM) works propeller hard trying to get away from beach.
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Peter Schulte (IOM) broadside to waves

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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Causley Marine Contracting tug and barge entering the Bay Harbor Marina in Bay City
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Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber inbound the Saginaw River nearing the Burroughs Dock in Zilwaukee
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Stern view
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H. Lee White inbound nearing the Essexville Range Lights
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H. Lee White stern view
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Another view
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Sloman Hermes at the Port Fisher Fertilizer Dock
     

Quebecois Tow -
Barry Andersen

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Tow with Molly M 1 nearing lock 1 on last trip

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tow with Molly M 1 close to west bank headed for Lock 2
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Algoma Quebecois still looks impressive with her coating of rust
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tow headed to lock 3 in increasing winds
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bow thruster nearly out of the water
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unexpected stop at old Homer dock due to bridge malfunction
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Algoma Quebecois at IMS yard in the setting sun
     

Peter Schulte  at anchor off Port Weller November 23 -
Rodger St. Amand
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 In 40 knot winds of she dragged her anchor and was close to shore.
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Saginaw in Owen Sound -
David Martin
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Mississagi finishes unloading salt in Owen Sound on November 24.
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Mississagi backing out of Owen Sound harbour with the CCGS Samuel Risley and the Chi-Cheemaun in the back ground.
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Saginaw unloading at the elevator in Owen Sound on November 27.
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Saginaw backing out of Owen Sound harbour into a snow squall
 

Montreal -
Rene Beauchamp
Hollandia-26-Nov-13-RBMTL.jpg (56879 bytes)
Hollandia departing Montreal for the Seaway for the first time, destination Hamilton.
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The former ferry Dalmig in the process of anchoring at Ile Charron, Longueuil, near Montreal.
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Toledo -
Bob Vincent
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Algoma Olympic loading coal at CSX #4
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Another view
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CSX thawing shed
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Jiimaan in Toledo Ship Yard
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Barge A-410 with tug Mary E. Hannanh in front of Toledo Ship Yard
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Tug Mary E. Hannah
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Wohlleb-Socie Co. work tug Bessie B
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Another view of Bessie B
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Wohlleb-Socie Co. work barges
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Barge James L. Kuber with tug Victory unload at the Kuhlman dock.
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Capt. Henry Jackman unload stone at the Midwest Rail Ballast Dock.
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The National Museum of the Great Lakes John Sherwin propeller
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Owen Sound -
Shane Ruther
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Chi-cheemaun in Lay-up at its dock
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Saginaw Unloading grain from Thunder Bay
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Saginaw unloading which the salt pile the Mississagi left is slowly disappearing and the little tug the harbour crew where using for port work sites on the land in the foreground.
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Risley in port for a short time
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The Mississagi unloads salt.
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Onboard the Quebecois at IMS -
Matt Jones
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On board Quebecois Friday Nov 29.
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Starboard boiler had steam up to heat Bunkers to transfer to trucks for the Montrealais at Hamilton.
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Saguenay as the Federal Thames - Skip Gillham
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Federal Thames - Homer Bridge April /85
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On deck looking forward, June 23, 1988.
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builder's plate
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inside pilothouse
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Radio room
 
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Guest Lounge
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Guest bar
 
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Dining room
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Crew dining room
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Laundry room
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Engine room
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Engine room control
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Engine room gauges
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Federal Thames deck aft
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Federal Thames lifeboat
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Lake Superior - up bound Welland Canal 1995 - Jim Sprunt photo
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Saguenay - downbound Homer Bridge April 7, 2012
   


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