Here was 1.

Bob Stopper sends along this foto from Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario.  Miss Debbie,  1969, was originally 30′ but extended to 46′.

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Here’s a bow shot I took a few years back.

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The Bronx and W. O. Decker here headed up along the west side of Manhattan before the 2010 Hudson River tug race.  Click here to see a clip called Bootleggers Return to the Bronx, re-enacting a 1922 federal raid on a barge where “hootch” was sold.   The clip was sent along by Robert Apuzzo, who samples the bottle on the bow of the tug in the clip.

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From the 2008 Hudson River tug race, Terilou, I believe.   I know nothing about Terilou‘s past or present, although it may be tied up on the Raritan River.

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And here’s a boat i just stumbled onto .  . .  Cynthia Garner.  Anyone know her story?

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The first foto comes compliments of Bob Stopper, the eyes on western NY waterways.  All others by Will Van Dorp.

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