Vessels from left to right in front of the container ship President Truman include:  small tanker Captain Log, tugs Amy C McAllister, and McAllister Brothers.


I called Captain Log a “mere pup” here almost two years ago. Below, Captain Log meets Patrick Sky in the KVK in December 2008.  Who is the captain named “Log” memorialized by this tanker?


Ron Rice caught this shot in early November.

aaalog2Loaded to capacity, Captain Log leaves the Arthur Kill as the sun rises in this September shot.


Eastbound and



aaaclall around the boro, tirelessly. (If you don’t count the one hanging off port bow.

For a profile of a Captain Log captain,  see Ben Gibberd’s fine book New York Waters.

All fotos, except Ron’s, by Will Van Dorp.