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July 14, 2014

Cleveland and Lorain - Scott Tish
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The Cuyahoga heads into Cleveland as an angry Lake Erie pounds the west break wall lighthouse.
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As the Cuyahoga begins to spin in for towing to Cargill Salt, the G tug Iowa moves in to assist with the process in the high winds
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As the Cuyahoga begins their trip to Cargill Salt, the Calumet follows closely behind bound for Ontario Stone #4
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The Calumet heads toward Ontario Stone #4 passing the skyline of its registered city
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The Vlieborg inbound for the Port of Cleveland
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The G. L. Ostrander with the barge Integrity leaves Cleveland behind after offloading at the Lafarge terminal
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The Saginaw offloads into one of the domes at Amcor
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The Joseph H. Thompson Jr. with the barge Joseph H. Thompson offloads stone at Jonick Dock
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The brand new research vessel Sikuliaq at Port of Cleveland Berth 28E on its journey from Wisconsin to Seward, Alaska.

Algoma Montrealais upbound in the Amherstburg channel Sunday bound for Duluth - Ted Hanifan
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Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Algoma Equinox at Thorold
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headed to Baie Comeau with grain
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Federal Yoshino follows Algoma Equinox
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AIS says she's bound for Ireland.
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after waiting for two downbounders Federal Maas heads up the canal
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on her way to the Soo
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Algoma Montrealais at old Bridge 10
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Cargo of cement for Duluth.

Welland Canal - Skip Gillham
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Classic Algoma Montrealais upbound 
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Algoma Equinox on the way down.

Port Colborne - Morgan Blagdon
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Detroit River - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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John J Boland upbound off Detroit.
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Algoma Discovery upbound off Mistersky's.
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Mississagi turning off Sterling Fuel to Southwest Sales Dock in Windsor.
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BBC Kibo upbound Welland Canal - Ian Baker
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Fritz at Oshawa, Ontario July 11 - Lorraine Morrill  
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Originally to arrive in early June, the vessel was in the Wilson Hill anchorage in the St. Lawrence River for nearly a month with engine troubles.
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Cleveland - Kate White
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The Sikuliaq taken from the Cleveland port authority
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The Lake Guardian taken from the 9th street pier

St. Clair River - Don Detloff
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Alpena at Marine City on Saturday.
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Kaye E. Barker
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Algoway unloading - Ken Borg
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Looking  North up Jefferson Ave, Algoway towering above cement  mixers.
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Algoway in old channel of the Rouge River to load coke from Zug Island in River Rouge, MI on July 11

Mesabi Miner unloading coal at the Cobb power station in Muskegon July 11 - Ian McLauchlan
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Fuel barge Greenstone II relaunched at Port Calcite upon completion of drydocking, repair work, and inspections
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The barge was hauled out at the Port Calcite facility in late May by Port Calcite Collaborative's 440-ton Manitowoc 16000 crane.  Schwartz Boiler of Cheboygan, MI performed the blasting, painting, and repair work.  Upon inspection and approval by the U.S. Coast Guard, the barge was returned to the water in late June.  It has departed for the transit back to its homeport of Houghton, Michigan.
Trip on the Saginaw - Marc Dease
We boarded in Toledo at the Anderson's as she discharged potash. After that was completed we shifted out to load coal for Essar Steel in Sault Set. Marie, Ontario. We then sailed lightship for Thunder Bay to load oats at the Current River elevator destined for Kuhlman's in Toledo.
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Lower Lakes Shipping's Saginaw.
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Discharging potash at the Anderson's.
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G tug Nebraska assists the Alouette Spirit and tug Wilf Seymour out of the Maumee River.
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Off loading is complete and we are ready to leave.
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Almost done.
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 Likely only one more trip left for these two beauties.
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A Great Blue Heron flies past with lunch in mouth.
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American Integrity unloads while the tug Patricia Hoey and barge William L. Warner refuel her.
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G Tug Superior assists the Redhead down bound in the Detroit River.
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J.W. Westcott II mail boat alongside.
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Meeting the H. Lee White below Belle Isle.
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Meeting the Algomarine in the lower St. Clair River.
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Meeting the Edwin H. Gott in the St. Clair River.
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Walter J. McCarthy back away from the Recors Edison dock while the CSL Assiniboine meets the Paul R. Tregurtha.
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The Tregurtha starts her turn into the dock.
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Almost around.
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Heading for the dock as the McCarthy goes to anchor.
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Heading up the St. Clair River.
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Approaching the Bluewater Bridges.

Thunder Bay - Roger LeLievre (with thanks to Gene and Cathy Onchuleenko)
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Algoma Equinox loading at the Superior elevator.
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View of loading and grain elevator from the Equinox.
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Birchglen with tug Point Valour.
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Birchglen loading.
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Tug Glenada.
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Museum tug James Whalen.
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Manitoba loading at Richardson's elevator.
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Tug Peninsula.
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Tug Peninsula
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Memorial to the sailors lost while serving on Paterson fleet vessels in World War II. Paterson was based in Thunder Bay and sent many small vessels to serve on saltwater during the war.
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Spuceglen loading at Viterra.
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Long-inactive Wolf River.


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