I’m most interested in the surface painted black, but that neck goes upward forever . . . or at least high enough to almost scrape the underside of the Bayonne Bridge. Well . . .
The upper wheelhouse was added as shown, and she kept this profile until her conversion last year. A bonus interest about the foto below is the setting: Erie Basin as Ikea was beginning its radical surgery; compare with the second foto here.
From the same era and thanks to Bill Lynch, here JoAnne III heads westbound off South Street Seaport.
Here’s a parting shot of Joanne III in her current state. Why is the mid-section of her hull bulked up as it is, no walkway? The massive size there brings to mind the sides of the ironclad Merrimack aka CSS Virginia.
Fotos 2 and 3 come compliments of Harold E. Tartell. Thanks Harold. Fotos 1 and 5 by Will Van Dorp.
Remember Saturday 3 pm, Pier 66 for a drink . . . with what waterbloggers wash up.