See the guy in orange, lost in the piping of Pacific Pearl, invisible really in the port, certainly not getting home very often unless he considers “the watery part of the world” his home . . .

The deckhand on Amy C., standing beside the hieroglyphics on the ship’s hull, possibly gets home half a month each month.

The tankerman might be on the same schedule.

After winter and between rains, crew becomes less invisible and enjoy warm sunny days that might seem timeless

and detached from land although cell phones can be blessing and curse here as anywhere.

I’m guessing this crewman on tower of Java Sea has a fotografy habit like me.

Learn a new word “forehanded” here from Kennebeccaptain. The word is new to me although the concept I get.

Photos, WVD.