You are currently browsing the daily archive for August 21, 2015.

See that tug over there?   This photo comes from Asher Peltz, and I’m very grateful . . .

0aaaart1

because I was seeing the tow from this angle, quite backlit, but

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

fascinated nonetheless, given the load

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

on Marmac 300 . . . parts of the turbine bases for units 3, 4, and 5 of 5.   See the base for unit 1 here.  At the pace the tow is moving, it’s barely to Montauk as of this posting.  By the way, for scale, the tug is 97.7 ‘ loa.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here’s Stephen B in a logical though unlikely location.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

nestled between Manhattan Elite and Celestial.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Dean Reinauer sidled over to my part of the Kills, and I got a good look.  Thanks.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

This Dean has been at work for just over two years.  Click here to see–along with some other departed vessels– the previous Dean Reinauer, currently in Nigeria under different ownership.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Bluefin appears to have just been painted, as the lettered Kirby logo has not  been applied.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The last time–I think–Bluefin was on this blog she was still gray.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here’s Robert Burton in yesterday’s strange pre-rain light and here

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

at dawn yesterday interestingly backlit though not quite.  A couple of years ago, I caught her down in Morehead City.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

All photos taken yesterday.  Thanks to Asher for the lead photo here.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,307 other followers

If looking for specific "word" in archives, search here.
Questions, comments, photos? Email Tugster

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click on image below to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

Recent Comments

Seth Tane American Painting

Read my Iraq Hostage memoir online.

My Babylonian Captivity

Reflections of an American hostage in Iraq, 20 years later.

Archives

August 2015
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Sep »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31