Here what a quarter day (sunrise until very early afternoon) can look like in November . . . the same weekend the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree came to town. To digress on this last point just a second, would it not be fantastic to have the 2011 (and all subsequent ones) Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrive in the city by tug and barge?!?? Let’s make it happen.
So, Homie commuted from Gloucester again yesterday to make the sun rise. Thanks Capt. Joey!
The early morning survey boat heads out as soon as Homie causes the sunrise.
Norwegian Gem shuttles in its passengers from the “chartless sea” as a tiny Andrew Barberi shuttles its passengers between Manhattan and Staten Island.
Atlantic Salvor muscles its way around the Upper Bay.
By late morning, the air is clear, as Freja Selandia emerges from remnants of wooden barges toward the Arthur Kill fuel terminals.
CG 40450 heads in the same direction. 40450 last appeared here.
Snow Goose stopped by the fuel dock to slake its huge thirst from the same source tugboats do.
And last but never least, Kristin Poling, dating from the same half decade as the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, hurries along for just another day of work, its engine heat radiation turning the superstructure of Ajax into shimmer.