Again . . . in my field guide to birds, an exotic is a species neither indigenous to nor common in a region. Transferring this definition to machines that float, I guess that makes almost all large vessels in the harbor exotics. Here were installments 1 and 2 for smaller boats.
This is not a vessel type commonly seen in the sixth boro, although it is common in other places.
Arrival of this vessel did stir some excitement among the herd of ‘scapegoats over at Fort Wadsworth, where I’d stopped by on this morning that I chose to visit my haunts around the harbor on my days off from Urger. That’s Australian Spirit over in the distance.
Identification via VHF transmission did sound like “makel lornce” headed for the “wakes” yard,
which translated through my ears was Michael Lawrence bound for Weeks. Well, welcome to NYC if this is the first trip in.
When I was finished with my other business and heading back home to Queens, there it was again, this time
headed to the job site off Rockaway.
All photos this morning by Will Van Dorp.