Refresh your memory about other specialty ships here? Now any idea what this one does? It’s currently operating off Jones Beach, or about 20 miles east and a little south of the Narrows.

Does it help if I tell you it’s Giulio Verne? Another clue is that Giulio Verne‘s ancestor is Great Eastern. Here is a spectrum of ships designed for the same purpose. As to what it’s doing, I can’t say. Anyone know?

Photo by Will Van Dorp.