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I didn’t want to overload yesterday’s post, so I’m continuing it here.
To add a detail here, each time a ship or boat big or small approached, someone up there sounded an aerosol can horn; once the vessel passed, a second “all clear” blast was made.
And whereas larger vessels stayed the middle of the channel, smaller ones like Jessica Ann prudently avoided the center of the channel above which the bridge work was happening.
Just a bit more info on the ship . . . she’s not that large (997′ x 131′) although I don’t know her air draft. She’s not new . . .
launched in 2003 as Maersk Kolkata. as you can see from the remnant seven-pointed star.
All photos by Will Van Dorp.