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Lake Michigan Eastern Shore Monday - Tom Hynes
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Calumet River Fleeting's Mary E. Hannah, Bonnie G. Selvick and deck barge Lake Trader arrived in Ferrysburg from Chicago Monday morning. 
The tugs had to deal with some minor ice in the river.
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The Bonnie G. Selvick and King Company's Barry J. moved the spud barge B-14 from the south bank of the river to the Construction Aggregates dock.  It appears the water alongside was too shallow for the Mary E. Hannah to tie up to.
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The Mary E. Hannah waits alongside the deck barge Lake Trader as the spud barge is moved.
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It is suspected that the barge was brought to Ferrysburg to transport these silos. Six are completed while another is fabricated on the ground.
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King Company's Barry J.
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David and Goliath.  The Barry J. alongside the Mary E. Hannah. The old Army tug is big.
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The Bonnie G. Selvick made good use of her push knees maneuvering the barges.
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Lake Trader at the dock after the ice was flushed downstream.
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Andrie's Meredith Ashton at their relocated dock in Muskegon. This used to be the GTW car ferry dock.
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Gill netter Jean Elizabeth at Petersen Fisheries, Muskegon.
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Petersen Fisheries' Maggie Lynn.
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Russel Brother's built tug Andy Milne, now registered as a recreational vessel.
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American Constructor's tug Defiance in Holland.
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American Constructor's dredge Wisconsin.
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Wisconsin's crane.

Sarnia Panoramics -
Matt Miner
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Peter R Cresswell, Algosoo, Algorail
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Michipicoten
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Mississagi & Michipicoten
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North Slip to Sidney Smith Dock
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Saginaw & Calumet
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Algosea & Everlast / Norman McLeod
       

Buffalo, N.Y. Sunday -
Brian W.
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The Ice Breaking tug Apalachee sits waiting for her next mission at the Erie Basin Pier in Buffalo.
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The Buffalo North Entrance Channel with the 1833 Buffalo Main Light to the left & the newer Breakwater light to the right in the distance.
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You better be a hearty soul if you want to live in this town. After 5 months of cold weather so far, it's The Land of Ice & Snow.
   

Sailing history of Captain Edward Phil Fitch IV who recently passed away - Russ Plumb
Since his great grandfather, grandfather, and father were all Captains on the Great Lakes, when Phil retired, it was the first time in more than 100 years that a Captain Fitch was not sailing on the lakes
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Captain Phil Fitch aboard the Lewis Wilson Foy in September of 1990 - Marc Dease
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Alongside Captain Fitch is 1st Mate Lance Nelson. The Foy was taking on fuel at the Imperial Oil fuel dock.
       

Historical Perspectives - Manitoulin
- Ron Walker
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 In the spring leaving Midland.
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Historical Perspectives - Acacia downbound under the Blue Water Bridge in the late 1950's
- John G. Mackay
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Historical Perspective - Stephen B. Roman
Lake Ontario near Kingston - Peter Farrow
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Historical Perspective - New Sheryl-Dennis fishtug at dock in Ontonagon, Mich. 1946
- David Krause
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Historical Perspectives - On board the Columbia Transportation Co,. steamer Sierra, 1947
- Roger LeLievre Collection (courtesy Capt. Bill Cline)
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Historical Perspectives - Life on the Henry C. Frick - 1950s
- Roger LeLievre Collection
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