Flinterborg update:  Confirmed departure time Oct 7 at 7 a.m. from Port of Albany, bound for sea.  That sounds like late morning  past the Rondout, mid-dayish through Poughkeepsie, and late afternoon (dusk?) through the sixth boro.  Advice:  Don’t trust me to calculate “boat/ship time.”   In spite of the rainy forecast, I’ll be at one or more locations.     Not simultaneously.

Seeing Odin today . . . my first sighting in a while . . . called me back to stacks.  Long periscopes peering from squared off stacks.

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Taurus sports near-cones with pipes retracted within.

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Bismarck Sea has similar ones, but they display the IMO.

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Might Caribbean Sea‘s stack be too small to sport the logo?

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I’d never noticed til now how far the pipes protrude from Maryland‘s.

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Without something or someone beside them, it’s difficult to perceive how large the stacks on Lincoln Sea are.

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Norwegian Sea, like Caribbean, has no logo on the stack, although the fleet colors tell all.

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Java Sea‘s are dwarfed by the array of climbing superstructure.

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A K-Sea tanker?  Sorry.  I couldn’t resist when the components lined themselves up.

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Five boats docked at Mariner’s Harbor:  (l to r) Odin, Houma, Nathan Stewart, Falcon, Maryland.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

Thanks to Harold, here’s a foto of Flinterborg launched in 2008.

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