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January 13, 2015

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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley arrives to help on lower lakes
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Downbound off Port Huron
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Carefully passing Marine City. They held close to shore to avoid breaking off more ice that would flush down river.
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American Courage waiting crossways in the river.
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At Algonac State Park.
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Eagle gets a close up view.
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American Spirit working with the CCGS Griffon at Russell Island.
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St. Clair River - Don Detloff
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Algomarine underway.
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Shoveling snow on the Algomarine.
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Algomarine approaching Russell Island.
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Griffon backing down to assist Algomarine.
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Griffon at Algomarine's bow.
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Backing down along Algomarine's starboard side.
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Moving further aft.
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Aongside Algomarine.
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CCGS Griffon assisting Whitefish Bay.
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Alongside breaking a relief track.

The Hon. James L. Oberstar arrives in Sturgeon Bay - Mitch Custer
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Approaching the Oregon/Maple Streets Bridge in Sturgeon Bay.
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Ready to back into its slip at the Bayship yard being helped by the Tugs Donny S and Jimmy L.

Huron, Ohio winter lay-up - Steven Myers
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John J. Boland has joined the Adam E. Cornelius for lay-up at Huron in Slip #2 at the former ore dock.

Grand Haven traffic videos - Brandon Davis


John G Munson unloading stone at Buffington, Indiana on Jan. 6 - Gary R. Clark
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Welland Canal January 2 and December 30 - Barry Andersen
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Algoma Progress de-ballasted to get draft suitable to enter IMS yard slip
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Algoma Progress at view of after cabins
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tugs Jarrett M and Seahound at West Street await call to move Algoma Progress into IMS slip
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barge St. Marys Cement and tug Petite Forte tied up at wharf 16
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 tug Petite Forte with barge tied at wharf 16
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 Algoma Progress upbound approaching Lock 8 December 30.
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Algoma Progress stern view nearing bridge 11 Alanburg
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Algoma Progress tying up wharf 17 at Port Colborne before she heads in IMS Yard
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Algoma Enterprise in Port Weller harbor headed for old PWDD for winter work  
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Algoma Progress last remaining identity from ULS ownership visible
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 Algosteel tied up at briefly at wharf 16 for some work before departing for Goderich

Algoma Enterprise on dry dock - Skip Gillham
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Came across this today, something we haven't seen recently - a ship on the old Port Weller Dry Docks.

Algoma progress at Port Colborne - Shelley Bowser
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Detroit - Ken Borg
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Robert S. Pierson loading coke from Zug Island in the old channel of the Rouge River.

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Algoma Montrealais passing under the Ambassador Bridge for the last time.  Dec 26, 2014.

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Looks like the draw span is taking shape for the new Fort St drawbridge in Detroit, MI on Dec 31, 2014
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Operating end of the new Fort St. drawbridge.  Doesn't look like much visibility for the operator  for boats below the bridge.  Dec 31, 2014

Saginaw River
- Todd Shorkey
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Alpena unloading at Lafarge Cement in Essexville
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Edger B Speer waiting for the American Spirit to finish loading ore in Two Harbors, Mn. on a crisp 5 degree afternoon - Doug Wolfe
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