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May 14 -  May 20, 2017


 

5/20 - Sarnia - Bill Bird

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A good start to the day with a twofer from CSL. Thunder Bay and CSL Niagara
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Thunder Bay is on her way to Quebec
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making the turn at the Black River
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CSL Niagara is headed to Montreal.
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Another twofer, albeit a stern shot
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A bit later a pair of classics from Interlake beginning with the Herbert C Jackson
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On her way to Stoneport
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A little more than 30 minutes later comes Hon James L Oberstar
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On her way to Two Harbors for ore.
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Algoma Guardian loading at the Sarnia elevator
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Crew member checking her draft amidships
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Working in the stack
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Newly renamed tug and barge combo Clyde S Vanenkevort and barge Erie Trader on their way to Detroit with iron ore
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The barge’s old name Lakes Contender is still visible.
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Federal Ems at the Black River on her way to Milwaukee
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Edgar B Speer
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meeting another thousand footer American Spirit at the Black River
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under the Blue Water bridges
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American Spirit is on her way to Two Harbors
 
 


5/21 - Welland Canal -
 Barry Anderson


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BBC Brazil (Atg) - upbound approaching Lock 3 - 5.02.17
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Frontenac - upbound below Lock 2 - 4.29.17
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Harbour Fountain (Por) - downbound clear of Lock 3 - 4.27.17
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Jana Desgagnes - downbound clear of Lock 2 - 5.03.17
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Le Marc (ex Camille Marcoux-17) at scrapyard - cutting has begun - 5.14.17
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Pacific Huron (Atg) - Port Colborne harbour - 5.14.17
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Federal Churchill (Mhl) - headed upbound towards Lock 3 in ballast - 5.15.17
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Federal Churchill - builder's plate - 5.15.17
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Florence Spirit - downbound clear of Lock 2 - 5.15.17
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Algoma Enterprise - downbound clear of Lock 2 - 5.17.17
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Harbour Fountain (Por) - 5.17.17
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Sichem Defiance (Mhl) - upbound headed to Lock 2 - 5.17.17
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Solando (Swe) upbound near Allanburg - 5.18.17
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Manitoulin - waiting below Lock 3 for vessel to clear lock - 5/19/17
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Fairchem Friesian (Mhl) - downbound above Lock 2 - 5.18.17
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Fairchem Friesian (Mhl) - downbound below Lock 2
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tug Leo A. McArthur and barge John J. Carrick - downbound clear of Lock 2
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Mississagi - upbound clear of Lock 1 - 5.19.17
     


5/20 - St Marys River -
Graham Grattan

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Saturday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tug Bill Maier with the tug Hammond Bay alongside and towing the barge H.J. Schwartz along with two deck barges were downbound at Pointe Louise.
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Samuel Risley crew checking/working on floating nav. aids.
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5/20 - St. Clair River -
Richard Gebhart

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5/17 -
Hamilton harbor - Jan van der Doe

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5/17 - Saginaw River
-Todd Shorkey

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Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder tied up at Wirt Sand & Stone in Essexville
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Another view
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Backing into the Bay Aggregates Slip
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Olive L. Moore - Menominee unloading at Bay Aggregates
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Outbound for the lake


5/14 -
Downbound Roger Blough meets upbound Federal Ruhr in St. Marys River - Graham Grattan

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