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W. O. Decker, looking huge here relative to Thimble, was dwarfed in this shot last winter beside Curtis Reinauer.

M. V. Bear . . . the   M and   V as in “masquerading vessel,”  given what’s

in the window?  The colors remind me of an incomplete Urger treatment.

Trilogy is one of only four

built by the now-defunct Cape Ship of Massachusetts.

Of course, then there’s tug 44, a pleasure tug that earns its keep transporting fotorazzis like Fred himself, hurrying off here on his next assignment,  and many others, but that’s for tomorrow.

Fred’s project of several years and 1000s of water miles yields has yielded a first-rate photoblog.  For at least the past two years, he’s braved his fiberglass Tomco craft in the Troy lock with a myriad of steel  vessels to get the best fotos.  Go to his “tugboats-trawlers…”  section and scroll all the way through the see a range of vessels, including a floating prison barge.

Tug44‘s foto compliments of Elizabeth Wood;  all others, Will Van Dorp.

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