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August 12, 2014

Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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Robert S. Pierson outbound at Smith Park in Essexville
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Another view
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Stern view
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American Courage inbound past the Front Range
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Stern view nearing Bay Aggregates
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Manitowoc inbound at Cass Avenue
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Stern view
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Algorail outbound from the Saginaw River
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Stern view
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Alpena unloading at the Lafarge Cement dock
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Another view
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Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber outbound on the Saginaw River at the Bay City Boat Lines dock
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Stern view
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Causley Marine Contracting working at Skipper Buds Marina in Bay City

Buffalo - Brian W.
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 tug Paul Luedtke is seen pushing their dredge up the Buffalo River Entrance Channel through the North & South Piers.
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Recently repainted from white to red, the tug has a new look as they head up towards the Watson Basin with downtown in the background.

Wilfred Sykes passing Seul Choix point, to pick up a load of limestone, near Gulliver, Mich. - Jason Renaud
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Port Colborne
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Algoeast and yacht Paolyre above lock 8.
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French yacht Paolyre
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Algoma Transfer

Algorail on the Saginaw River
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Welland Canal Lock 1 -  Ian Baker
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Lita Downbound
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Paolyre  upbound
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Grand Carib Upbound above Lock 1.
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Fritz Upbound above Lock 1
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Olza Downbound below Lock 2
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St. Clair River - Don Detloff
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Pearl Mist
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Thalassa Desgagnes
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Yacht Unity
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American Integrity at Algonac State Park on Saturday
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USCGC Bristol Bay (WTGB 102) & CGB 12001
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Tug Victorious and John J Carrick at Algonac State Park on Friday
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H. Lee White at Algonac State Park on Sunday

Manistee pulled by tug Iowa in Cleveland - Kate white
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From the Hope Memorial Bridge

BoatNerd Detroit River Cruise - Ken Borg
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ex-Bob-Lo boat Ste Clair at Nicholson Slip.
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Progress on reconstructing the Fort St. drawbridge over the Rouge River.
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Canadian National train #144 on NS Bridge over the Rouge River blocking the Friendship.
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G-Tug Superior at their dock on the Rouge River.
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 Saginaw loading coke in old channel of the Rouge River.
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Happy Boatfans with Algoma Enterprise on background.
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Algoma Enterprise upbound after taking fuel at Sterling.
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Pizza being delivered to Friendship by J.W. Westcott II on Detroit River.
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 John B. Aird upbound the Detroit River.
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Tecumseh being unloaded at ADM in Ojbway, Ont.
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Cuyahoga being loaded with salt in Ojibway, Ont.
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Welland Canal traffic - Barry Andersen
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Algolake downbound clear of Lock 3 from bridge
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Lady Doris upbound nearing bridge 4
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Lady Doris and English River meeting just below Lock 3
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Fritz clear of bridge 5 headed for Lock 4
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English River downbound clear of Lock 3
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MCT Monte Rosa downbound clear of bridge 4
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Ina upbound headed to Lock 3
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Algoma Olympic downbound coming clear of Lock 3
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Algoma Progress upbound headed for Lock 2
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Algoma Spirt in ballast upbound for Lock 2

Point Edward/Sarnia/Port Huron action - Marc Dease
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Roger Blough upbound at Black River.
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American Spirit making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Tecumseh undergoing repairs at the government dock.
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American Century heads into Lake Huron.
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Sam Laud downbound below 1& 2.
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Tug Defiance and barge Ashtabula downbound below 1& 2.
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Frontenac downbound below 1& 2.
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Indiana Harbor making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Manitoba upbound at Port Huron.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Algoma Montrealais downbound below 1& 2.
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Clear of the bridges.
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Stern view.
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Baie Comeau downbound below 1& 2.
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Ojibway upbound at Black River.
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Arthur M. Anderson upbound for buoys 1 & 2.
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Heading into Lake Huron.

Cason J Callaway unloading stone at Buffington, Indiana early in the morning - Gary R Clark

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Seaway - Arnesh Misra
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Algonova down bound St. Lawrence seaway, headed to Cornerbrook, NL.
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Algonova anchored above Quebec City
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Holland America, Maasdam headed Charlotte town, PEI in the St. Lawrence seaway.

Palmer Johnson's newly launched mega yacht in Sturgeon Bay - Daniel Lindner
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The 150-foot Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport mega yacht docked at CenterPointe Yacht Services in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The yacht was launched on Tuesday, July 22, and doesn't yet have a name released to the public.
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 A close up view of the yacht. Plastic covering can be seen on various parts of the ship to protect it from weather as the interior is completed. The odd-looking yacht is expected to depart Sturgeon Bay for the Mediterranean Sea in a few weeks.

Detroit River - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Alpena downbound below the Ambassador Bridge.
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Thalassa Desgagnes upbound above Belle Isle Coast Guard Station.
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Ste Claire V approaching the Bob-Lo Island Dock.
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Bob-Lo Island Lighthouse.
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Buoy maintenance off Belle Isle.
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USCGC 25510 off Belle Isle.
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William Clay Ford pilot house at the Dossin Museum on Belle Isle.
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CSL Assiniboine upbound off Belle Isle.
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Hon James L Oberstar passing Frontenac off Belle Isle Coast Guard Station
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Presque Isle, lower Lake St. Clair.
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barge Energy 6506 downbound below the Ambassador Bridge.
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tug Huron Service downbound below the Ambassador Bridge.
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Walter J Mc Carthy Jr at Mistersky's.
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Tug Jessie T, ex Elizabeth off Stroh River Place.
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Olza during pilot change.
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Windsor Police Boat.
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 Jiimaan docking in Kingsville
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Chemical tanker Nilufer Sultan registered in the Marshall Islands leaving Montreal-East for Clarkson - Rene Beauchamp
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USCG Mackinaw at Sturgeon Bay - Michael Karnopp
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Pearl Mist at Holland, Mich. - Bill Van Appledorn
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Pearl Mist at turning basin
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Leaving Holland
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Stern view

Canadian visit - Roger LeLievre
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Historic RMS Segwun at Gravenhurst, Ont., readying for a passenger trip on Muskoka Lakes.
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Segwun and fleetmate, the diesel-powered Wenonah II
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Wenonah II
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Museum ship Norisle at Manitowaning on Manitoulin Island. It does not appear to be open to the public this year.
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Museum ship Keewatin at Port McNicoll.
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Car and passenger ferry Chi-Cheemaun arrives at Tobermory, Ont.

Port Colborne - Morgan Blagdon
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Pearl Mist visits Holland, Mich.
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Seaway - Ron Beaupre
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MCT Monte Rosa passing Loyalist Park near Mariatown.
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Zeeland Juliana upbound at Mariatown.
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Nulifer Sultan up bound in Seaway at Mariatown.
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Nulifer Sultan is on her first trip into the Lakes.
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Reestborg upbound at Mariatown.
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She is on her first trip into the Lakes.

South Chicago - Lou Gerard
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Atlantic Huron at NS5 enroute to KCBX North dock.
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Algoma Progress in Calumet River passing salties Federal Mackinac, Victoriaborg and tug/barge Dauntless/Pere Marquette 41 at Iroquois Landing.
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Algoma Progress passing Atlantic Huron at KCBX.
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Swiss flag tanker MCT Stockhorn comes under the EJ&E bridge enroute to Kinder-Morgan at Lake Calumet.
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Radcliffe R. Latimer at 95th enroute to KCBX South.

Seaway Iroquois, Mariatown & Port of Johnstown - Murray Blancher
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Atlantic Huron down at Iroquois
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Kehoe MarIne Tug Halton & Barge up at Iroquois
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CSL Niagara up at Mariatown
6 & 7
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Isa down at Mariatown
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Spruceglen up at Mariatown
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Algoma Discovery down at Mariatown
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CCG Corporal Teather CV passing Mariatown
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Federal Elbe loading at Port of Johnstown

Recent Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Pearl Mist downbound at Mission Point.
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Tundra downbound at the West Pier.
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Victoriaborg upbound at the West Pier.
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Isolda at the International Bridge.
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 Tug Missouri at work.
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CSL Tadoussac upbound at the bridge.
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Zealand Delilah upbound out of the MacArthur Lock.
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Indiana Harbor downbound at the West Pier.
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Algomarine in the MacArthur Lock.
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Drawsko downbound at the International Bridge.
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Algoma Harvester downbound at the West Pier
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Baie St Paul approaching the Poe Lock.

Port Dover fish tugs - Monty Young
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R & G
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Lady Salome - She is ex "Isabel Maria"
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Erie Explorer
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Navegante - Back to her launch name - She was "Lewis Lass" for awhile

Recent Detroit River
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Blue Moon upbound
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Alpena off the fuel dock.
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Diamond Jack upbound.
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Capt. and artist Paul LaMarre
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Algoma Enterprise downbound
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Algolake upbound
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Mailboat along side Great Republic with the Algolake turning off the Rouge River.
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Tug Superior
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Paul R. Tregurtha with a rare split load of coal for Monroe.
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Algolake unloading
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"Super moon" rises over the Ambassador Bridge.
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