OK . . . Elizabeth snapped this foto . . . that’s my “focused” look as I huddle–like the ghost of a century-ago Spanish soldier– out of the rain behind the bottom level of El Morro.
Don Raul came out of an Ohio shipyard exactly five years ago . . . now operating for Borinken Towing and Salvage . . .
drifting in and
towing a fuel barge.
Getting back to the first two fotos, once inside, Handy Three takes Freja Taurus‘ bow.
OK . . . another view of Beth at the dock.
PRT’s Triton (ex-AT-77) is a 72-year-old Texas-built workhorse, just recently involved in the rescue of ex-Smit Rotterdam . . . foto later in this post.
And here’s my quite-poor foto of ex-Smit Rotterdam. . . . now called Global Destiny. Here’s more story on the rescue that brought Global Destiny into San Juan harbor. She’s since headed south and east, but I really wish I’d caught this monster headed out the mouth of the Bay past El Morro.
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.
Unrelated . . . here’s a foto of a Smit tug in the sixth boro of NYC a few decades back with a quite famous tow called Peking.