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An uninhibited feathered object spread wings over Stena Primorsk, appropriately named. More great Stena Primorsk fotos here and here, along with foto of the extraordinary Queen Silvia who presided over Primorsk‘s launch about two years ago.
Uninvited flying organism escorted IVS Kwaito into port a few weeks back.
Undistracted flight officers approached Newark airport as outbound Pacific Turquoise left Arthur Kill.
To see Eagle Boston paired with a trawler, click here.
To see Vallermosa in Tunisia, showing docking lines laid out on the bow and a tug with its name in Arabic script, click here.
And I didn’t get close enough to the far orange vessel, but check out the STX car carrier site here.
Thornton Bros has appeared on this blog before but never such a close-up.
John B. Caddell has maybe a dozen appearances already,
This is Dania‘s debut, although I’m unable to learn much about this tanker with a fairly common name.
At 195 Broadway aka American Telephone & Telegraph Building, I often visit this sea-dweller who lacks wings but rides southbound astride a dolphin, ship in her right hand, and trident in left . . .
Like me, many have gazed at her, and she peers back out of the corners of her eyes. Because she’s along the route of every NYC ticker tape parade, she’s witnessed the feting of fellow water luminaries like Gertrude Ederle, Amelia Gade Corson, Carol Heiss, and more.
A few blocks south on Broadway this head appears just below these two letters, the last two in the name of a certain shipping company. Any ideas which one?
W. O. Decker (ex-Russel No. 1) built in 1930 in Long Island City has dimensions that suited its function.
Its 48 loa by 15 feet make it bulky relative to this inflatable, foto first published here.
But relative to Curtis Reinauer . . .
If something seems familiar about the profile and color combination of the vessel below, well, you saw it here and here in the graving dock some months back. I had thought by now it’d be at sea, but . . .
it clings to the dock just west of Robbins Reef. Newark Bay Bridge is visible in background portside.
and assembled. Awaiting spring like the rest of us?
Thanks to Mar, here’s a pilot boat near Vigo in Galicia. I like it when the water’s so clear you can see the keel. OK, a pilot boat’s not strictly a government boat.
See FireFighter’s keel?
Now you can, although this is not FireFighter. Anyone identify this FDNY vessel at Caddell’s recently?
Ever wonder how the keel and prop of a Staten Island ferry look high and dry?
Samantha and Susan Miller position the barge before the spud, lowered to the bottom of the harbor by a barge crane, pegs it in position. The Miller vessels operate as a pair although this fishing is not pair trawling.
Here’s a close-up of Samantha,
and Susan and part of the crane
and a close-up of the ladder. Ladder? And a diver (bent over) preparing to descend on the prey.
So, just what might they be trying to fish out of the East River? Something large and metallic mayhaps, like a surface vessel turned submarine? Here’s the complete fishing rig.
Unrelated foto below . . .
Some freshwater tugs like Capt. Mel get hauled out.
By the way, some scale . . . I used to dive off the far side of the pier; in summer it’s about 10 feet from pier to water, now quite masked by the ice build-up.
Not far away at Lock 28B in Newark, this unidentified tug has quite a few weeks to wait before the east-bound lock opens. Can anyone identify the tug?
I’d forgotten how different winter looks upstate.