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March 16, 2015


 
Sturgeon Bay Winter Layup Fleet - Daniel Lindner
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Wide view of Sturgeon Bay's winter fleet.
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Wide view of the fleet at sunset.
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A view of the "'Footers Row," Invincible, Cason J. Callaway, and Algolake.
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Close up of the 1,000 footers Walter J. McCarthy Jr, Edgar B. Speer, and American Century, as well as the newly arrived Arthur M. Anderson.
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Close up of the Arthur M. Anderson.
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Close up of the freshly painted Cason J. Callaway and Algolake, as well as the tug Invincible.
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View of the south side of Bay Shipbuilding, with Invincible, Callaway, and Algolake, and 1,000 footers Paul R. Tregurtha and James R. Barker. CSL Assiniboine, Hon. James L. Oberstar, and CSL Laurentien are behind the Tregurtha.
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Joseph L. Block, Wilfred Sykes, and Buffalo on the south side of the yard.
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Close up of Joseph L. Block and Wilfred Sykes.
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View of the north side of the shipyard - CSL Laurentien, Hon. James L. Oberstar, CSL Assiniboine, Algolake, and Cason J. Callaway. 1,000 footers are in the far right.
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A view of the 1,000 footers from another angle.
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 A view of the newly constructed chemical barge Texas, which is moored at the CenterPointe Yacht Services dock between the Michigan and Oregon Street Bridges.
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Close up of the bow of Texas, where the damage the barge received in the collision with the Oregon Street Bridge earlier this winter can be seen underneath the anchor pocket.
   

Mackinaw breaking ice Sunday afternoon below Mission Point on the St. Marys River
- Roger LeLievre
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Port Colborne Sunday -
Shelley Bowser
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Winter has released it icy grip on the canal.
 
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The ice has freed the winter lay up fleet with open water even though the lake is still solid.
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St. Clair River- 
Don  Detloff
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USCGC Neah Bay (WTGB-105) at Algonac - Mar 11.
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CCGS Samuel Risley
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Algocanada
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USCGC Hollyhock

CCGS Griffon - Graham Grattan
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Griffon in Long Point Bay
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An example of Lake Erie ice is turned up by Griffon's propeller wash.
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The setting sun shows Griffon in a loose track.
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Griffon upbound the Detroit River.

Mackinaw returning to Sturgeon Bay
- Sue Dillenburg
 
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Passing the Bay Ship Winter Fleet after working with Mobile Bay to cut the turning circle to the Northwest near Bay of Green Bay, also the Arthur M Anderson tucked in by Footer row. 
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 Footers  parallel to Mack in last photo are James Barker and Paul Tregurtha (inboard)
     

St. Clair River -
Tom Welles
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Hollyhock works track at Marine City.
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Neah Bay at Algonac Monday
   

Playfair II Killarney Ont.  - March 7 - James Carlson
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Port of Goderich, Ontario
- Philip Nash
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Frontenac wintering in Goderich, Ontario.
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Bow of the Frontenac.
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Stern of the Frontenac.
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MacDonald Marine's Tugs Debbie Lyn and Ian Mac.
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 Frontenac with waiting rail cars to load salt.
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 Bow thruster on the Frontenac.
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John B. Aird at the North dock for winter lay-up.
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Stern of John B. Aird.
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Fishing boats with the salt loading dock in the background.
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Tug Ocean Cote-Nord
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Tug Ocean Cote-Nord was built in 2001
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Tug Ocean Cote-Nord is 75 ft. in length with 1400 bhp
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Fish tug Mike J
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Stern of the Mike J.
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Fish Tug Jack's Queen of Chatham, Ontario.
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 Stern of Jack's Queen.
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Fish Tug Noskca J.
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Fish Tug Last Time
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Canadian Coast Guard Station.
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MacDonald Marine Tug Donald Bert.
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MacDonald Marine Tug Dover
       

Welland Canal March 8
- Barry Andersen
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view looking toward locks 6 east and west
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looking north from lock 5 elevation towards Seaway water tower and bridge 5 in the distance
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bridge 5 looking north toward lock 3
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locks of 3rd Canal climb the escarpment and are visible south of Glendale Avenue
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lock 3 lower tieup wall shows configuration to help vessels upbound into the lock
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from bridge 4 looking north towards lock 2
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lock 1 control weir and power generation wei
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lock 1 filling tunnel entrance
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lock 1 with work progressing - lower gates open with safety stop logs in place to keep harbour water out
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new lengthened tieup wall nears completion above lock 1 
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ASI Clipper, formerly Nadro Clipper at winter berth below lock 1
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 Wilson T. Cooper workboat tied astern of ASI Clipper
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Port Weller pilot boat Mrs. C out of water for winter work
   

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Griffon on Lake Erie -
Travis Borchuk
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Bridgetown Barbados
- Paul Beesley
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Container ship Agulhas Stream working cargo at the commercial part of Bridgetown Harbour.
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P&O's Azura, one of several cruise ships in port to unload and load on this day.
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 Barbados Coast Guard base.  The ship on the right appears to be ready for disposal.
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Noordam, tied up astern of us.
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Oceana.  Painting is a constant.  See the ladder leading up through the Hawse Pipe?
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 Noordam, seen through the gap between Oceana & Royal Clipper.
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 Oceana backs out with tug in attendance.
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Pilot boarding.
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Polsteam's Prosna also in port.  She was still there a week later when we returned.
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Technician on board Royal Clipper fixing something.
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As night falls the Royal Clipper lights up.
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Seadream 1, we shadowed each other around the Carib.
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 Our ride.  Only 130 passengers on this trip and food, oh my, the food!
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Maritime version of a "Black Box".  This one on the Wind Star.
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Tug Barbados II.  She escorted most ships but was seldom called upon to assist.


 

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