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Here’s the first in a possible series.  These RORO have unusual lines, and

they’ve carried unusual cargoes like … a viking ship and an antique car from the Orient Express.  Juxtaposed with the cables of the Verrazano, the tail gate here has lines reminiscent of an electric guitar body,  well, a guitar body with rusty steel plate pressed down on the pickups; and more strings than a harp.  Imagine the sound of one many-fingered hand plucking.

For a ship, there seems an absence of curved lines on this 26-year-old vessel.

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

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Graves of Arthur Kill

Click to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

Seth Tane American Painting

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Henry's Obsession

My imaginings and bowsprite's renderings of Henry Hudson's trip through the harbor 400 years ago.

Tale of Two Marlins

Blue Marlin spent 600+ hours loading tugs and barges in NYC Sixth Boro. Click on image for presentation made to NY Ship Lore and Model Club, July 25, 2011.


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