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August 12, 2015

St. Clair River - Don Detloff
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Brig Niagara at Algonac
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St. Clair
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CCGS Caribou Isle
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John B. Aird
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Sam Laud

Seaway Iroquois Lock
- Murray Blancher
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Radium Yellow Knife & Tow
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Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Algoway departing Imperial Oil upbound at the Black River entrance.
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The small passenger vessel St. Laurent downbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Kaye E. Barker upbound at the Black River entrance.
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Pearl Mist upbound below the Bluewater Bridges.
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Herbert C. Jackson downbound above buoys 1 & 2.
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 Paul R. Tregurtha glides by several fishing boats out into Lake Huron.
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American Century downbound at the Black River entrance.
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Alpena downbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Saginaw downbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Mississagi arriving with a load of stone for the City Dock in Sarnia.
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Roger Blough heads into Lake Huron on a beautiful summer night.
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Lee A. Tregurtha downbound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Another stunning sunset on Lake Huron as the Lee A. Tregurtha passes Fort Gratiot Lighthouse.
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Having met fleet mate Lee A. Tregurtha above the buoys the Kaye E. Barker passes downbound.
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 Michipicoten waiting to load at the elevator in Sarnia.
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The salt water vessel Fortune awaiting a load at the government dock in Sarnia.
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American Century making the turn downbound at 1 & 2.
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Whitefish Bay making the turn downbound at 1 & 2 ahead of fleet mate CSL Welland.

Tug Candace Elice and barge arriving Holland channel - Paul Dalman and Bill Van Appledorn
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The tug Candace Elise arrived Holland MI August  7 2015 pushing barge BMS 50005 containing four 180-ton heat recovery steam generators (HRSG).   Paul Dalman
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Originating in South Korea, the shipment traveled the Mississippi and Illinois rivers to Chicago and then across Lake Michigan. Bill Van Appledorn
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  The units will be installed in a new municipal gas-fueled power plant that will replace the present coal-fired James DeYoung power plant.

Sorel Qc. - Michel St-Denis
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Pilote 2000
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Ocean Jupiter
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Federal Yukina passing Ymuiden
- Peter Beentjes
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Destination Cleveland, Ohio.
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John J. Boland in lay-up at Huron, Ohio
- L. Young
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- Luke Johnson
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The Aiden William passes under the 8th St drawbridge. It would pick up a couple barges of boulders and head download the lake towards Chicago.
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A coast guard response boat passes the USS Cobia.

Sam Laud in Tawas
- Logan Vasicek
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Joseph L. Block loading taconite in Escanaba on August 4
- Craig Knudson
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MacArthur Lock drained for repairs
- David Kaye
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St. Clair River
- Jeff Thomas
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Calumet upbound under the Blue Water Bridge
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Mississagi upbound at Port Huron
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Michipicoten upbound at Port Huron
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Herbert C. Jackson upbound at the Blue Water Bridge
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Algoway upbound heading into Lake Huron
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Mesabi Miner downbound at Algonac State Park

Port Colborne Canal Days
- J. Bowser
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Saint Laurent n Lock 8
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Federal Maas upbound on the Western Schelde River in the Netherlands
- Chris Rombouts
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Atlantic Huron near Cote Sainte-Catherine
- Roland Van Bulck
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Stern view
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Tied -up above the Lock

Canal days Port Colborne
- Nathan Attard
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Captain gave a double captains salute with tall ships answering back as well as other small boats.
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Work Boats and Fish Tugs
- Tom Hynes
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Un-named landing craft in Cheboygan
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Gill netter R.C. Anderson at Hammond Bay
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Crane barge Ladler in La Plaisance Creek south of Monroe
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Tug Tenacious in Monroe Harbor
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Fish tug Jimmie-D in the Raisin River, Monroe
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Un-named fish tug in the Raisin River, Monroe.  Both tugs appear to be state registered.
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Net truck in Monroe.

Soo Sun Sets On Alpena
- Mark Harris
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Welland Canal
- Barry Andersen
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Algoma Guardian - going into dry dock for 5-yr inspection with help from Jarrett M and Vigilant I
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Barge Texas with tug Mariya Moran on maiden trip
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Tug Mariya Moran with pilot boat alongside in Port Weller harbour
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tug Mariya Moran and barge Texas below lock 1 Port Weller harbour
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tug Mariya Moran and barge Texas pass through bridge 4 on maiden delivery voyage
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Tug Mariya Moran in the notch of new barge Texas
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American Fortitude remains untouched at IMS yard with Jadran hull alongside

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IMS Yard with upper decks of Jadran and Algoma Progress on the dock
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Federal Katsura (Pan) tiedup at wharf 16
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Nordana Sky (Can) with Desgagnes flag flying passes Robin Hood mill downbound
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Manitoba - downbound clear of Lock 2
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Intrepid Canada (Mhl) downbound above 1
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Elbeborg (Nld) - sliding wall upbound below Lock

Recent Soo Traffic
- David Kaye
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Algomarine and Isa passing at the West Pier.
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Edgar B Speer upbound at the West Pier.
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Mesabi Miner upbound at Mission Point.
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Lee A. Tregurtha upbound at Mission Point.
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Isa downbound at Mission Point.
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Edwin H Gott downbound at Mission Point.
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Roger Blough upbound in the Lock Canal.
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Paul R Tregurtha downbound south of Rotary Park.
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Ken Booth Sr.
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Indiana Harbor
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- Kate White
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Calumet unloading at the River Dock.
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Saginaw making a rare trip up the river, unloading at Cleveland building supply. It was taken July 27  from the University Inn parking lot.

Great Republic outbound Manistee
- Sara Ferguson
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St. Clair River freighter traffic and power boat race 
- Mike Mishler
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James R. Barker at the Soo
- Craig Knudson
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St. Clair River traffic
- Kevin Majewski
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Exeborg at Port Huron.
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 Downbound below the Bean Dock.
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 Hon. James L. Oberstar downbound, passing the laid-up Algosteel hiding in the weeds in the North Slip.
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Algoma Equinox upbound above Marysville.
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Algoma Hansa moored at Froomfield Ontario.

Detroit and Put-In-Bay - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Whitefish Bay passing Manitowoc in Whiskey Gulch.
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Yacht WabI-Sabi at Detroit Yacht Club.
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Summer on the Detroit River
- BoatNerd Crew
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American Spirit
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CSL Assiniboine
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Westcott Company Dock
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Diamond Queen
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Diamond Queen
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Blue Moon
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USCG Mackinaw passing
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Jet Express arrives at the Portofino Restaurant in Wyandotte.
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