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Thousand Island View

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Thousand Island View

Tweet A rainy day on the St. Lawrence still produces traffic as you can see here right in front of Boldt Castle.  You can click the photos to enlarge.

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BBC Rio Grande Enroute

BBC Rio Grande Enroute

Check out this gorgeous salty, BBC Rio Grande. This German vessel currently arrived in Becancour from Lake Michigan to load for overseas. I got this shot as the Rio Grande passed in front of Boldt Castle in Alexandria Bay.

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Federal Kushiro/Boldt Castle

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Federal Kushiro/Boldt Castle

These are some of my favorite recent photos that I took while at the Riveredge Resort. The Federal Kushiro of FederalNav LTD was traveling up river on the Saint Lawrence River.

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Back on the River: Lakers and Salties

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Back on the River: Lakers and Salties

Great to be back on the river and watch the lakers and salites. In all of our posts, you can click any image to enter the lightbox and view all images actual size.

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Two Ships That Pass

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Two Ships That Pass

Probably less than a dozen times a summer, we see two lakers (or salties) pass each other in the main channel. Here are some photos of Canadian Miner and a CSL vessel.

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Quebecois Passes Through

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Quebecois Passes Through

This shows Quebecois, an Upper Lakes Group laker. This bulk carrier was cooling off the deck with a sprinkler system to protect against expansion.

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Algomarine Self Unloader

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Algomarine Self Unloader

John B. Aird, a Canadian self unloader, built in 1983 recently passed through the channel. This Algoma laker was carrying iron ore from Quebec destined for Chicago.

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Beluga Ocean Going Ship

Beluga Ocean Going Ship

An empty Beluga Projects ocean going ship from Bremen, Germany passed by Clayton while delivering windmill parts to the Great Lakes.

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Pineglen

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Pineglen

Pineglen, passed by and looked magnificent. This 736' x 75' laker was built 1985, and was the last bulk carrier built for the great lakes in 1985

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We Love Lakers

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We Love Lakers

One of the best parts about summer on the St. Lawrence River is watching the lakers on the main channel. We listen to channel 12 on the marine radio...

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