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HURON SPIRIT - Pilot Boat Transfer - FEDERAL YUKON - Port Huron, Michigan


published on 24 September 2020 87

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HURON SPIRIT - PILOT BOAT TRANSFER - FEDERAL YUKON - Upbound On The St. Clair River Heading Into Lake Huron After Passing Under The International Blue Water Bridges At Port Huron, Michigan.

HURON SPIRIT - PILOT BOAT TRANSFER - FEDERAL YUKON - Port Huron, Michigan 9-23-2020
Port Huron, Michigan, USA
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