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Crossing in front of Saginaw Bay, it was Federal Ruhr and

CSL St. Laurent . . . with its Seakeeper artwork on the superstructure.

Barge Ashtabula is pushed by

tug Defiance.

Then it’s Happy River and

(I believe) Saginaw.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

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Whether you’re already on Happy River

or just bearing down on (into) it,

literally

or

just

figuratively,

we all have things to be happy, to be thankful, about.  Hope you feel them, and help others feel theirs.

Happy thanksgiving from the tugster blog.  And thanks for continuing to read the blog, comment, and even send photos.

Oh, those immersion suit dives were a drill, into warm fresh water.  Know the town?

 

Let’s call this the leg between East China, MI and Roger City, MI.  A faster vessel–Happy River–over take us soon before we both

 

passed Damia Desgagnes.

North of the Blue Water Bridge, we passed Huron Spirit after she exchanged the pilots on Happy River.

Once out in the width and depths of Lake Huron, we passed CSL Niagara.

Sparta pushed barge Sparta II, containing some sort of liquid.

 

Manitowoc was down bound.

So was Joyce L. VanEnkvort. pushing Great Lakes Trader.

 

The last time I saw her she was just about coming out of hibernation here.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

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