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Bronze 2 featured Reinauer only fotos.  With new boats around, I feel compelled to update. Welcome to the sixth boro . . .  Ruth M. Reinauer, 4000 hp.

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I could have composed the shot so that Ruth appeared to carry all of Manhattan on its afterdeck, but

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From a distance, I saw this as Dace, but waited for its approach anyhow.  Then things started to look a bit different from Dace.

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Like the hull.  Imagine my surprise . . .  it’s JoAnne Reinauer III.

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If I’ve seen her before, the bow was in the notch and 

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would have been memorable.  

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I wonder how JoAnne looked when launched in 1970.  

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Let’s round it out with Zachery, 3000 hp.  

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I’m thinking Ruth might be the first of a new class.

All fotos here by Will Van Dorp, who leaves to go upriver early in the morning to take a few days off blogging.

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