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Recognize this vessel?
It’s the 1982 Quenames, as I’ve never seen her before.
Anyone know the origin of that name?
One of GLDD’s crew boats . .. St. Johns River, I think,
from this angle looks
Can you identify this boat?
It’s 1965 Harry McNeal, seen here from riverbank perspective.
Note how the tug attaches to the notchless barge, and
the wooden support for the tracked crane. The “column” to lower left is a spud, which pins the barge to the bottom for stability while the crane is used.
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.
First . . . around the boro, the light is beauteous enough to suspend a sense of time and obligation and stress and disappointment. This side of the boro, though on duty, works the milder solstice.
Lynx (1967, ex-Catherine Foss, Kainani) probably working with a dredging project, I’ve never seen here before.
a different season, as seen here.
In this heat and light, Kimberly looks positively artdeco: her aqua would blend in on South Beach and way beyond.
Miriam Moran cruises past Sailors’ Snug Harbor, as purposefully as always.
Jane A. Bouchard races deep into right field, showing what waters can be divided by more than 6000 hp on the wheels, while her older sister
the venerable Patty Nolan dons her midsummer’s bikini, freshens up her dancing paint . . . the mayor’s drum is soon to call to disorder the 2012 parade . . . the sixth boro’s shoreline version of Mardi Gras.
Unrelated: If you happen to “see things” when you pass the KVK salt pile on Saturday night, you’re not hallucinating. Lumen will happen.
For an auspicious virtual gallivant as they sally forth through the Rideau Canal from Lake Ontario to Ottawa and beyond, follow Sally W . . .