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Baie Comeau downbound in the evening light, below Lock 2.
Robert S Pierson, not a frequent visitor to the Canal, upbound above Lock 1.
Passing the Algoma Compass below Lock 2.
Algoma Compass on the way to Lock 1 and Lake Ontario.
Atlantic Huron at the Homer Bridge.
My first look at the new tanker Paul A Desgagnes, here at the Homer bridge.
Above: Approaching Lock 3.
Below: Algoma Enterprise secured in Port Colborne to take on stores.
Below: The main attraction this day was the arrival of the dead-ship tow
Sarah Spencer to the scrap yard of Marine Recycling Corp
in Port Colborne.
Molly M I was the lead tug assisted by several other tugs.
Inching past other ships also waiting to be dismantled.
Approaching the wall with two tugs pushing sideways toward the dock.
Molly M I just after dropping the tow line.
Above: Some of the other ships waiting for the cutter's torch can be seen in the background.
Below: Tugs holding the Spencer on the wall until all lines are secured.
Above: Right to left: Algoma Enterprise, Radcliffe R Latimer, Lake Erie fish tug.
Radcliffe R Latimer manoeuvering into the space behind the Algoma Enterprise.
Latimer was also taking on supplies.
Molly M I finished and downbound for Hamilton.
Pilot boat J W Cooper outbound from Port Colborne to take the pilot off the following Algosea.
Canadian Masters and Mates with 'Pilotage' certificates are now in short supply.
Consequently some Canadian-flag ships must take pilots in the Seaway and the Welland Canal.
Passing fleetmate Radcliffe R Latimer.
It was close quarters for a while.
Above: The English River, also waiting to be scrapped,
was moved farther out in preparation for its move onto the shore the next morning.
Yet another Algoma ship - this time the Algoma Transport upbound toward Lake Erie.
Evening light on the Sarah Spencer.
After a long day transiting the canal the Paul A Desgagnes finally passes through Port Colborne.
Below: Algoma Enterprise leaves the dock in Port Colborne and heads downbound.