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The longsighted bowsprite managed to record these fotos just before the holidays.  Neither of us had seen the towed vessel behind June K before.  Before looking at the rest of the fotos, any ideas of its identity?

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Of course some of you know it, but I was still befogged until I did some hunting and learned that

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the sixth boro has long been inhabited by a floating hospital.  I’ve written about such a vessel I’d seen a whole lifetime ago when I worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Congo  (then-Zaire), but

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in New York?  But here and here are some links about this institution.  I’d love to hear more about NYCFH.

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Did anyone besides bowsprite  catch June K‘s tow?  Where upstream has it come to rest?

All fotos by bowspite–uhh , make that bowsprite.  A million apologies.

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