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Top Hat Ceremony
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When the St. Lawrence Seaway opens in the spring, the captain of the first ship downbound in the Welland Canal receives a plaque and a top hat. It's a long standing maritime tradition in this area.

This year, the Mayor Vance Badaway handed the award to the captain of an Americain coast Guard vessel on March 22. A cold and snowey day.

Copyright: Clay morehead
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Uploaded: 22/03/2013
Updated: 26/06/2014
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Tags: shipping; st. lawrence; seaway; welland; canal; port colborne; top hat; first ship; lake erie
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