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First time photo of this tugboat underway . . . Stephen B pushing James Joseph.  AND first time photo on this blog by Glen Dauphin, whose work I have admired on FB.

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If I’m not mistaken, this is the same tug–previous name–and sans upper wheelhouse.  I took the photo on New Years Day.

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Haggerty Girls and  RTC 107, with an assist from Matthews Tibbetts . . . getting underway.

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Franklin Reinauer pushing past . . .

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Kimberly Poling with Edwin A. Poling, no doubt headed up to where the ice is thicker.

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Eric McAllister precedes her.

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And finally Pacific Dawn . . .

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. . . coming in from Gravesend Bay, where . .

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can anyone explain what part of the gas project–if any–they’ve been working on just off Coney Island’s western tip?

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Thanks much to Glen for the first photo above.  All others by Will Van Dorp.

 

Coexistence . . . is vital.  Click on the linked words for info on the Bisso family history and their fleet of derrick barges.   I can provide no info on the surfers other than that they were having fun at the beach.  You should have heard what the gulls–lower right–were saying.

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Click here for info on their pipe lay equipment, and here for their dive support boat, featured here last spring.   No info on the rower.

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I’m not sure whose survey boat this is.   . . .

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Head on over to Riis Park before the season is over!

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

Here was the first in the series.  Yesterday’s post ended here, so it’s the place to resume.

In was still the golden hour when Joseph Bisso headed to the dive site.  Anyone care to comment on what the project out there is?

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Gelberman seemed to be following, but a mile or so beyond the VZ, they made a 180 degrees and returned to the Upper Bay.

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A number of tankers came through, led by Zambezi Star.

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As winter ends, pleasure craft return . . . like Painkiller2.  An anesthesiologist, I wonder.  Or is there some connection with the gray-hulled tanker beyond it?  Can you read the name?

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Pretty World‘s been here before.  She’s part of a fleet that includes Pretty Jewelry and Pretty Scene.  I can imagine some additional names . . .  Pretty Polly, for starters.

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If you’ve never watched traffic from here, it’s a rewarding spot.

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Enough sitting inside, I’m headed back out.

Here was Exotics, the first of this series.   Exotics are the out-of-the-ordinary vessels, ones not common to these waters.

The first four photos here come thanks to Kenny Montz, who had his reasons for watching DSV Joseph Bisso arrive in the sixth boro of NYC.   The church in the background is St. Patricks, not St. Louis.

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I was locked in at work but watching periodically on AIS, wondering whether such a vessel might be here for Tappan Zee Bridge work?

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Click here for info on the addition of Joseph to this Bisso fleet in 2008.  Previous Bisso boats on tugster can be seen here and here.   Maria J is in the background along the wall.

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Kenny, thanks much for sending these along.  Former names for the boat are Thresher, Rapid River, and originally, Kathy Candies.

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This morning through the sprinkles I caught another exotic, Rikki S, a P & L boat.    In the background, it’s Barney Turecamo.

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Again, I’m not sure how long these boats will be in local waters,

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or what jobs brought them here.

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Thanks to Kenny for the first four photos taken yesterday;  the last four by Will Van Dorp this morning.

 

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