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. . . although bridge shipping might be more accurate.  Mostly pics for now, as I’ve no time for research other than eyes.  As night falls and with aerial pelican support . . . Norma H II.

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. . . and waterborne pelicans.

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Dawn with Midnight Wolf.

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At the entrance of San Juan harbor . .  notice the tiny fishing boat beyond Wolf.

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Even earlier at dawn . . Sabre Spirit.

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At dusk . . . Midnight Stone. . .

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and Commander.

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And finally . . . a mother ship, and not-so-short sea shipping . . .   it’s Navigator towing San Juan – Jax Bridge  . . . as night fell last night.

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The tow gets an assist from Beth McAllister.   More Beth soon.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

Today minimal text prevails.  I took these fotos in a total of nine minutes.  Below is foto #1.

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#3.  Note the prop race on starboard side of Laura K.

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#5.  Margaret Moran helps Commander depart Howland Hook stern first aka

backing down.   Foto #6.

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#10.   Note two of the charge towers (if that’s what they’re called) on Kraken, the bedrock cracker.

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#12.   Note Manhattan cliffs reaching over the flatlands of Bayonne.

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.  Commander is Europe-bound.  Previous backing down reports are here, here, here, and here.

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