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June 17, 20

Welland Canal - Barry Andersen
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Federal Kumano
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Lady Doris
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Fireboat 2 built at Metalcraft in Kingston maiden trip
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Howard W. Fitzpatrick former Massport fireboat tied on wall
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Detroit Area -
Ken Borg
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Herbert C. Jackson up-bound the Rouge River.  NS drawbridge in  background.  Sunday, June 09, 2013
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Ashtabula/Victory unloading stone at old Peerless Dock on the Rouge River in Detroit, Mi on June 04, 2013
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Point Edward/Sarnia -
Marc Dease
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Port Of Houston, Texas,  Fireboat #2 upbound at Point Edward.
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Sam Laud downbound at 1 & 2.
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. heads into Lake Huron.
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Capt. Henry Jackman follows.
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Traffic jam at 7 & 8.
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Great Republic downbound at 1 & 2.
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Making the turn.
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Mississagi downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algonova heads into Lake Huron.
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Baie St. Paul follows.
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Cuyahoga downbound at 1 & 2.
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Atlantic Erie heads into Lake Huron.
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 Meeting the Algoma Olympic. A spawning Sturgeon breaks the surface in the foreground.
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Algoma Olympic above the buoys.
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 Head on.
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Algosoo upbound at Black river.
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Philip R. Clarke upbound at Black river.
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CSL Tadoussac in the north slip at Point Edward. The tires indicate she will soon have company.
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Cuyahoga upbound at Point Edward.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Tug Olive L. Moore and barge Lewis J. Kuber making the turn.
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Algoma Guardian downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoway downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Montrealais heads into Lake Huron.

Recent Ships Hamilton
- John McCreery
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Ocean Golf back in port
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Ocean Golf arriving at her dock
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Federal Nakagawa at P&H with Nadro tugs in the foreground
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Tug Laprairie
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Saginaw backing out of her slip at Bunge
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Saginaw turns to head for Eastport
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Drawing near the Vega Desgagnes
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Backed into the Dofasco slip to take on cargo
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John D Leitch entering the harbour
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Crowd gathers for Algowood's arrival
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Stern view
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Jerry G and Federal Leda head for the raised bridge
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Gerry G outbound
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Federal Leda under the bridges
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Stern view into Lake Ontario
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Algoma Montrealais arriving from Superior Wisconsin
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Algoma Monrealais entering the piers at Hamilton June 4 2013
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 Bow closeup
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Vega Desgagnes outbound the Burlington Piers

South Chicago June 5
-  Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger approaches 95th St.
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After clearing NS5 she approaches 100th St.
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Going through the bend at 106th St.
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Mississagi coming under the EJ&E bridge with a load of salt for the Chicago Export Dock.
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Mississagi coming through 92nd St.
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Coming up to 100th St.

PJ Hull 264 passing Marine City -
William Beutell
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The 212' yacht sailed for its home port in Russia last this week.
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Special order hood ornament
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American Steamship's St. Clair is busy unloading taconite pellets at Cleveland, Ohio, while fleetmate American Courage loads taconite pellets for the river shuttle
- Thomas Seiler
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Welland Canal views June 8
- Skip Gillham
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Algomarine upbound in Lock 7
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 John J. Carrick, pushed by the tug Victorious - approaching Lock 4 upbound

Algosteel and Peter R. Cresswell in Marquette -
Rod Burdick
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Algosteel arriving at the Upper Harbor ore dock
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Peter R. Cresswell ready to load ore at the Upper Harbor

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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 Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber outbound at Cass Avenue
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 Sam Laud backing into the Bay Aggregates dock
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Another view
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Samuel de Champlain - Innovation at the Lafarge dock in Essexville.
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Buffalo, N.Y. -
Brian W.
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Army Corps equipment moored at the Buffalo Sewer Authority dock on the Black rock Canal, just North of Ferry St. 
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Tug Cheraw tied up along the stretch that was once called "Black Rock Harbor" in the olden times before the Erie Canal was finished.
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Smaller tug and some barges moored at Black Rock Harbor.
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he Coast Guard takes some sort of ride-along group up the river.
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The Mariner takes up all the good water of the Entrance Channel as she backs down from the Watson Basin to the Lake with downtown Buffalo and the USS Little Rock as a backdrop.
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Close up of her massive superstructure as she backs through the piers.
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A watchman lookout calls the closing distance (via radio to the bridge) between the ship's Starboard bow and the first "Red Nun" (off camera to the left) as she starts her swing out of the Buffalo River.
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Clearing out to deeper water, she turns into the Outer Harbor and rounds the bend at Lighthouse Point (the old South Pier).

The new tug Aura passing Mariatown from her builders in Cleveland -
Ron Beaupre
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Tug Aura is heading for the East Coast.
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Sam Laud entering Erie Harbor in a fog with a load of stone -
Gene Polaski
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