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April 24 - 26, 2015


 
4/26 - Mississagi refloated Saturday - USCG
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Unloading part of her cargo into fleet mate Lewis J. Kuber
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Soo -
David Kaye
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Algosoo leaving the Poe Lock.
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Federal Mackinac upbound at the West Pier.
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Federal Kushiro at the International Bridge.
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Great Republic in the MacArthur Lock.
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Angain Lady in the Poe lock.
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Victory/James L. Kuber parked at the West Pier.
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Saturday the Orla became wedged in the ice while entering the MacArthur Lock and required help from the Tug Florida to get free.
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Welland Canal -
Bill Bird
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Amstelborg at Thorold
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Settling in behind Algoma Transport above Lock 7 as Resko prepares to leave the lock
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 Amstelborg unable to make wall on first try and veers out to avoid hitting Algoma Transport
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Eventually she is back in position and Resko moves out
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Resko at old Bridge 9
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John D Leitch at the Glendale bridge
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Heading to lock 3
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tanker Sloman Herakles at Port Robinson
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followed by ice breaker Martha L Black returning from Lake Superior and Whitefish Bay
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 An infrequent visit from Salarium
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stack marking
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 headed to Lock 3
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Algoma Transport approaching Homer Bridge
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 some raised hatches allowing for more tonnage
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saltie Marabacan heading for Lock 3
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stack
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bound for Thunder Bay
       

St. Clair River traffic Saturday -
Kevin Majewski
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Lady Doris upbound above Algonac, Michigan.
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Stern view.
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Joseph H. Thompson Jr./Joseph H. Thompson upbound at Marysville, Michigan.
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Victory/James L. Kuber downbound at St. Clair, Michigan.
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Edgar B. Speer upbound at Marysville, Michigan.

Welland Canal -
Barry Andersen
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Amstelborg
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Marbacan ex Fritz-13
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Sloman Herakles
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stack on Sloman Herakles
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stack on Marbacan with nameboard - no name applied yet but IMO number shows
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Florijngracht upbound headed for Lock 2 
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Federal Yukon
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CWB Marquis
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Amelia Desgagnes
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Apollon
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Harbour First
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Redhead
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Kaministiqua
     

Lower Lakes Towing’s new vessel forebody
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Drawing showing how the new forebody will be joined with the existing stern section making new Manitoulin.
       

CCGS Martha L. Black at Port Huron -
Don Detloff
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Historical Perspectives - Adam E. Cornelius design article -
Marc Vander Meulen
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4/24 - Detroit
- Chris Byczek
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Peter R Cresswell Detroit river
 
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Algoway  Zug Island

Recent Soo traffic - David Kaye
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Pierre Radisson downbound at the West Pier for the Poe Lock.
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Saginaw passing through the Soo.
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Ken Boothe Sr. upbound near Mission Point.
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Alpena upbound at the International Bridge.
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Irma approaching the Poe lock with a little help from the Tug Missouri.
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Canadian Coast Guard Ice Breaker Martha L. Black in the MacArthur Lock.
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Algoway at Zug Island - Steve Conner
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Soo - Craig Knudson
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