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May 11, 2015

Welland Canal -  Barry Andersen
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Federal Kushiro
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tug Champion
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tug Seahound assisting tug Champion with barges
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barges Sampson II and Kokosing 2 headed for Oswego
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Ojibway forward cabins from aft
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workboat Wilson T. Copper headed to her berth in Port Weller harbor
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CSL St. Laurent
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CSL St. Laurent afterhouse
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Maria Desgagnes
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Capt. Henry Jackman

 Port Colborne Sunday - S. Bowser
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Port Colborne Saturday - Robert Wagner
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Polsteams Resko approaching the bridge above Lock 8 in Port Colborne
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Resko bridge detail
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Resko crane detail
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Resko under the lift bridge lining up for Lock 8
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Nadro Marine's Seahound
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Algoma Central's Peter Cresswell was tied off waiting to transit
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Stern view
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Houston just starting to exit Lock 8
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Houston Crane detail
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Houston has some serious lifting capacity
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Crane business end
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Houston fully exited and on her way to Lake Eire after the Lift Bridge goes up of course
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International Marine was working along with a rather powerful looking tug

Tug Lac Manitoba with the derrick boat HM-7 Sunday - Brian W.
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Downbound on the Black Rock Canal at Porter Ave. in Buffalo after arriving from Port Colborne.
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Seaway - Murray Blancher
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Saginaw up at Brockville
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CSL Welland up at Maitland

Recent Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Cason J Callaway upbound at Mission Point.
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Resko downbound at the West Pier.
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Capt. Henry Jackman entering the MacArthur Lock.
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Whitefish Bay in the Poe lock.
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Erieborg in the MacArthur Lock.
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James L Kuber passing Rotary Park.
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Lee A Tregurtha upbound near Mission Point.
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Lady Doris downbound at Mission Point.
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Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41 at the West Pier.
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Alpena at the International Bridge.

St. Clair River Traffic - John McCreery
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Water levels are up as evidenced by the upbound Callaway loaded to the anchor pockets.
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Outbound onto the lake
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Herbert C Jackson downbound for the Rouge.
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Blowing a lot of white exhaust
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Oberstar up at the Black River.
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With the new scrubber she, like the Jackson, blows a white exhaust.
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Cuyahoga downbound
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The Barkers, Kaye E. and James R.
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An Interlake day with the Kaye E Barker passing the Paul R. Tregurtha while the Jackson approaches upbound.
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Jackson meeting the Kaye E. Barker just below Recors.
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Jackson passing Recor.
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Jackson passes the downbound Barker which will unload at the power plant.
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The Barker begins the turn at Recor Point for the coal dock.
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The loaded vessel slides around in a relatively narrow part of the river.
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The vessel completes the turn upstream of the Paul R.

Alpena on the St. Marys River -  Ed Shepherd
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Detroit traffic - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Great Republic with William Hoey ahead in the Wyandotte Channel.
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Tug William Hoey.
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Army Corps of Engineers survey boat Wheeler in the Trenton Channel.
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TransHawk in Ojibway Anchorage.

Sarnia/Point Edward Friday - Monty Young
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Federal Asahi Downbound
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Norman McLeod/Everlast

Saturday at Port Colborne - Bill Bird
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Entire superstructure of Algoma Progress is now gone
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McKeil tug Sharon M 1 is immediately north of the Progress likely awaiting next job
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Algosteel easing into Lock 8
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clear of the lock headed to Hamilton
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 Bahamas flagged Resko approaching Clarence Street Bridge
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mate on bow spotting ship
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headed to the lock
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Immediately behind is Peter R Cresswell stopping at wharf 16 for stores
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Heavy lift ship Houston approaching Lock 8
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