By this point, I’d ceased thinking this was a fast-moving fishing boat.

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Here’s a dawn photo I took from the Staten Island side of the Narrows six months back.

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But this shot, like the top one above, I took at dawn two weeks ago while waiting for the big crane to lift itself above the horizon.

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It must be me . . . but are there many things prettier to look at than this pilot vessel coming in to replenish and arriving with the dawn?

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

Click here and here more photos of their vessels since 1837.  Click here to see this vessel during Sandy’s blow.

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