The body language is clear: “Touchdown.” The surroundings and uniform, however, are way wrong.
Pull back a little and
. .. yup . . . definitely not football or rugby. It’s Sun Right leaving town for the Panama Canal around 11:30 today.
Watch her make the swing at Bergen Point leveraged by Ellen McAllister at the bow and Marjorie B McAllister near the stern.
She ran the distance from the goal posts at Bayonne Bridge to those at the Narrows in about 55 minutes, and after that
no potential tacklers had
any chance of catching her. Now it’s a straight shot . . . about 2000 nautical miles, translating to about four days.
All fotos this morning by Will Van Dorp, who has no intention of breaking a consistent record of watching a grand total of zero superbowls since 1967.