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October 11, 2015


 
Welland Canal - Doug Hyatt
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BBC Mississippi upbound approaching Lock 2
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CSL St. Laurent downbound after leaving Lock 2
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John D. Leitch  upbound approaching Lock 2
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Petite Forte with St Marys Cement barge upbound  going into Lock 2
 
                                          
 

Hamilton, Ont. Oct. 7 -
Jan van der Doe
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Isolda approaching Port Huron in July -
Jason Glombowski
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Recent ship traffic at Sault Ste. Marie - Stephen Hause
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Algolake meets CSL Laurentien in the locks.
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Algolake then meets Tundra below Mission Point.
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A weathered Algoma Mariner down bound above Mission Point.
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James R. Barker heads down the lower St. Marys River.
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Baie St. Paul down bound on a clear morning.
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Joseph L. Block passes Mission Point at dusk.
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Federal Kumano down bound.
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Indiana Harbor upbound in late afternoon sunlight.
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Herbert C. Jackson upbound
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Sam Laud loaded and down bound.
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Michipicoten starts a trip  down the river.
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Nordana Emma passes Mission Point.
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Edgar B. Speer upbound at Rotary Island.
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Transhawk down bound below the locks.
 

Fish tugs at Grand Marias September
- Tom Hynes
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  Janice E., an open boat, and the derelict Vagabond with no pilot house or stack.
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Charlevoix (cable ferry) at Ironton, Mich.
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Another view of the Charlevoix.
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Workboat Leslie Ruth at Ironton.  Owned by Lyons Marine Construction.
 

Manitoulin Delivery Trip -
Paul Beesley
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Manitoulin setting off on her voyage from the shipyard
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Naming ceremony
     

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 St. Clair River
- Don Detloff
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Tecumseh at Sarnia
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Federal Kumano at Port Huron
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Federal Kumano
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Algoma Olympic at Port Huron
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Algoma Olympic
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Federal Mattawa
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Buffalo
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Algoway at Algonac State Park
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Tug G. L. Ostrander with Integrity
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 Michipicoten
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Radcliffe R. Latimer at Marine City
 
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Algocanada
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Tug Sarah Andrie and A-390
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Sarah Andrie
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 Barge being pushed by the smallest tug on the river
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Eider
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Rosaire A. Desgagnes
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Federal Beaufort
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Tug Donny S and barge
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CWB Marquis
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USCGC Hollyhock (WLB-214)
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Jana Desgagnes at Sarnia
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Edgar B. Speer
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Herbert C. Jackson
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Tug Avenger IV and PML 2501
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USCGC Biscayne Bay (WTGB-104) at Algonac State Park
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Seaway -
Murray Blancher
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Canadian Empress secured at Morrisburg Ontario
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Orsula up at Mariatown
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Eva Shulte down at Mariatown
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Algoma Equinox down at Mariatown
 

Point Edward, Ontario
- Mark Harris
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Recent Soo Traffic
- David Kaye
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CSL Frontenac leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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Paul R Tregurtha in the Soo Harbor.
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Indiana Harbor under the International Bridge.
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Federal Asahi upbound at the International Bridge.
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American Spirit passing Algoma Harvester.
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American Spirit down bound at Mission Point.
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Kiyi in the MacArthur Lock.
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Paul R Tregurtha and Presque Isle at the west end of the Soo Lock Canal.
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Presque Isle
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Soo Marine Supply, Ojibway in Soo Harbor.
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Nordana Emilie in the Soo Harbor.
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Stewart J. Cort entering the Poe Lock.
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Mesabi Miner in the Poe Lock.
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CSL Niagara up bound near Sherman Park.

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Point Edward/Sarnia area -
Marc Dease
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Kaye E. Barker down bound above buoys 1 & 2.
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Algoway at the Smith dock for boom repairs.
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Departing down bound.
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Philip R. Clarke down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Herbert C. Jackson follows fleet mate Mesabi Miner into Lake Huron.
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Federal Mirimichi follows.
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Which 2 are the gas guzzlers?
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Alpena down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Manitoba down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Saginaw arriving at the Government Dock.
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Paul R. Tregurtha down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Robert S. Pierson down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Saginaw down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Tim S. Dool down bound above buoys 1 & 2.
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St. Clair down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Frontenac down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Paul R. Tregurtha up bound at Black River entrance.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Ominous skies ahead.
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Edgar B. Speer down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Herbert C. Jackson down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Mesabi Miner down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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Algosar down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
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CWB Marquis down bound at buoys 1 & 2.
 

Seaway Salties - Rene Beauchamp
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Wilfred Sykes passing northbound on Lake Michigan at sunset
- Dick van Halsema
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Welland Canal -
Skip Gillham
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Atlantic Huron in Lock 6  photo through the chain link fence
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Larsholmen downbound between Lock 3 and Lock 2
     

Welland Canal
- Barry Andersen
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Lena J (Atg) upbound
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stack on Lena J
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Nordana Sarah
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Larsholmen
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Palabora
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Nordana Emma
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Alpena - dnbnd in Canal above L8
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Alpena passes Mississagi - loading at old Robin Hood mill below L8
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Rosaire A. Desgagnes
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Federal Hudson
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Sundaisy E
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Algosea
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Hamburg
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Federal Barents at the Sorel harbor unloading a shipment of steel
- Jacques Gauthier
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Port Dover, Ont.
- Monty Young
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Toronto -
Richard Dyson
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Pineglen in early fall layup at Toronto's Port Lands where she has been sitting for 3/4 of a year.
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Algoma Olympic towers over the other structures in the Port Lands.
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The long bow of the Algoma Olympic.
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Robert S. Pierson trying to sneak out the back. Unfortuantely she departed before I could get closer to her.
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Algoma Olympic in fall layup, a relatively recent arrival.
Hopefully this isn't a long term stay.
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Capt Henry Jackman unloading road salt in the morning sun at Lakeview Park, Oshawa. She had arrived no more than 45 minutes earlier at 8 a.m.
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The ghostly profile of the Peter R. Creswell as she departs the St. Marys cement facility at Bomanville and heads out into the lake.
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Capt Henry Jackman basking in a beautiful sunset.
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Jackman continuing to unload salt hours after her
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Welland Canal -
Ian Baker
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BBC Mississippi
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Fortunagachtra
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 Sundaisy E
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Alpena arrives at Bath Thalassa Desgagnes departs Milhaven
- Ron Walsh
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Detroit River
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Sunrise over Detroit from the U.S. Mail Boat J.W. Westcott II
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Algoma Harvester
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Detroit River sunrise
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Pilot change on a saltie
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Dispatcher/deck hand Joe Buchanan.
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Other side of the Ambassador Bridge.
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Boarding Ladder and pimsol/ draft marks.
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CWB Marquis
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Mailboat cat Tilly
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Seagull at Wyandotte
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Edwin H. Gott downbound
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Sunset over Zug Island
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Pilot change
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Detroit Princess downbound
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Supermoon rises over the river
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Bloodmoon eclipse
     

Historical Perspective -  New York News (Tecumseh/Stella Desgagnes/Beam Beginner/Wolf River) while buckled at midship in Pugwash, Nova Scotia
- J. Marchant
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