Here’s a foto of a foto taken at Fort Wetherill. I couldn’t make out the name of the vessel, but can you identify the objects on the dock in the foreground? Answer follows.
met Thalassa Desgagnes when she arrived. Thalassa is an apt name for a vessel.
Here’s a close-up of Northeast Pilot IV, a product of Narragansett Bay’s own Gladding-Hearn.Here’s Northeast Pilot V, which I presume is
a newer boat.Also based in Newport is Tiger Shark,
Hidden away here is the stern launch small boat.
Back to that first pic . . . those are mines.
Does anyone know the name of that mine-laying vessel?
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.