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What the boats in today’s series have in common is Block Island.

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Block Island, built 1997

The year-round route to Block Island is from Point Judith, which I intend to visit more often.

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Below is the wake of the fast ferry on the route, Athena.  By the way, in the winter of 2009, Athena was working in the sixth boro, and was one of seven vessels that rescued passengers from the ill-fated US Airways 1549, covered here on tugster.

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Click here for info on the entire Block Island ferry fleet.

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Athena, built 2001

 

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Here Athena enters New Shoreham harbor.

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Here Carol Jean arrives in New Shoreham in late afternoon,

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Carol Jean, built 1984

steered from the aft controls.

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

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