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July 7, 2014


 
Welland Canal - Barry Andersen
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Algoma Transport upbound clear of bridge 21
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Algoma Transport passes remains of fleetmate at IMS yard
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Algoma Quebecois wheel house sits at IMS yard dock as remainder of vessel is scrapped
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Algoma Transport in outer harbour at Port Colborne
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Algoma Transfer at wharf 17 as IMS yard workers use torches to cut off unloader sections
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Algoma Transfer with wheelhouse of Algoma Quebecois on dock astern at IMS yard
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Algoma Quebecois remains at IMS yard -
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Algoma Navigator raised in Lock 6 upbound
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Fionia Swan (Den) downbound clear of Lock 2
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Yacht Bliss on her maiden trip only days out of Palmer Johnson yard, she is 170' long.
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Showing American registry downbound entering Lock 2 on delivery voyage
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Yacht Freedom downbound above Lock 2  in tandem with yacht Bliss.
 
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Sichem Beijing (Sgp) upbound clear of Lock 1
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Federal Schelde (Bds) downbound clear of Lock 2  
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Federal Hudson (Hkg) downbound clear of Lock 1 headed to wharf 2 to fuel
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Federal Hunter (Hkg) upbound clear of Lock 1
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Strandja (Mlt) upbound headed to Lock 2 (former Federal Yangtze)
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Eemsborg (Nld) upbound above Lock 1
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tug Anglian Lock ady with barge PM Lock  2501 downbound to Lock 1
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Capt Henry Jackman in ballast above Lock 1 upbound
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Birchglen upbound headed to Lock 2
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Adfines Sea (Mlt) anchored off Port Dalhousie  
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Manitoba upbound clear of Lock 1 with sunset astern

Saginaw River- Todd Shorkey
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Undaunted - Pere Marquette 41 inbound on the Saginaw River
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Undaunted close up
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Stern view beginning the turn into the Bay Aggregates slip
   

Lake St. Clair water spout - Capt. Dan Gallagher
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Recent Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Drawsko at the Export Dock.
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Algocanada downbound at the West Pier.
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Herbert C Jackson downbound passing Sherman Park.
 Frontenac leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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Canadian Coast Guard.
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St Clair downbound for the Locks.
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Juno upbound at the International Bridge.
 
   

HHL Elbe upbound in Montreal  - Rene Beauchamp
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July 3rd heading for the Seaway bound for Muskegon, Mich. In the Seaway before as BBC Alaska.
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Ferry M.Bourbonnais VII upbound in the Seaway off Longueuil near Montreal on June 13. I wrongly spelled her name M.Bourbonnais IV in the previous News Photo Gallery
   

Edwin Gott from the Katmai Bay on Engineers Day 2014 - Tyler Brady
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Buffalo - Brian W.
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The Defiance - Ashtabula rounding Light House Point & lining up for the Buffalo River Entrance Channel as they come in off the lake on a breezy beautiful, clear, & comfortable summer afternoon.
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They are now moving in past the docked Miss Buffalo II,entering the Watson Basin, & just starting a 90 degree turn to Starboard as they swing through the first turn in the river.
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Heavy on the bow thruster, the barge is swinging pretty good now as they slow down through their turn into the wider section of the channel inside the Watson Basin.
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The tug-barge combo is now lined up to enter the City Ship Canal from the Watson Basin as seen from the Port Look Out Station above the Wheelhouse on the Guided Missile Cruiser USS Little Rock.
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The Canal side redevelopment is progressing downtown with the excavated & restored Erie Canal being rebuilt in the foreground along with the new Harbor Center skyscraper going up in the background.
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Different law enforcement agencies have been escorting the dredge tugs up & down the river due to increased summer time public activity & today the Erie County Sheriff's Dept. was leading the way.
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After the officers clear the traffic, the tugs don't waste any time coming through the draw at the Michigan St. Bridge. A lookout stationed on the barge's bow calls out distances for the tug captain.
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The tug Paul L Luedtke roars up the river & under the open draw at Michigan St. on her way to the dredge site with an empty scow.
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Most pleasure boat traffic is located further downriver & the reach up to the dredge site is mostly industrialized so the law enforcement escort has turned back as the tug & her barge head up to Ohio St.
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 The tug Paul L Luedtke, with her barge "on the push", starts the turn for the Ohio St. Bridge. Gas powered pumps were being used to de-water the scow & can be seen discharging over the side.
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As Ohio St. is raised, the tug powers up for the turn under the bridge. These boats run hard & fast all day long & must have well maintained engines to be able to zip around the harbor as much as they do.
       

Detroit - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Algoway upbound passing Belle Isle.
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Peter R Cresswell at the Lafarge Dock in Windsor.
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 John J Carrick at Sterling Fuels.
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Federal Mayumi upbound passing Detroit.
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Gold Coast Lady downbound approaching the Ambassador Bridge.
Wonder where she is going?
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