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Name that Port 1 Response

Thanks for your patience; this follows up the post from two days ago.  The port is Boston, the date is November 1960, and the fleet tied up at the T wharf.  Luna, pictured below, is still extant; the others . . . I believe are all gone. Above in the distance and below, that’s Orion. […]

Name that Port 1

For some of you this will be very easy.  Where was this photo taken and approximately what date? Photo was taken by Allan Seymour.  He sent more, which I’ll post on another day. Previously I’ve done a series called ports of [the world], which I’m always looking to add to if you wish to collaborate. Also, coming […]

Ports of Western Mexico 2

Here was the first installment of this, and who knows where this will go. Congratulations to Mage and Linda and anon who recognized the location almost as soon as I put up yesterday’s post.  Les, I don’t have a calendar yet, but I’ve already re-read the Steinbeck and Ricketts log. I don’t know how the […]

Oceania Tugs 2

These photos by Trevor Powell were forwarded with his permission by Jan van der Doe. ASD Aquilon on 12-2021 departing from port of Adelaide for Whyalla after refit. Riverwijs Grace on New Year’s Day 2022 in port of Adelaide.  She dates from 2000.   This SL Endeavour photo was taken on a summery January morning in […]

Random Tugs 286

All photos here were taken less than an hour after sunrise.  It’s commonly known that the golden hour is the best time for photos.   Mary Turecamo also headed out for morning work, not that this is anything but a 24/7 essential schedule. HMS St Andrews arrives with sunrise on its back. Has the HMS […]

Government Boats 59

One of the joys of wandering around an unfamiliar port is getting surprised, as I was to see an LCS underway.  I also saw some reference to the place of LCS vessels in the USN fleet here and here on gCaptain. More on the ship and the Independence-class variant can be read here.  Know the […]

Ports of Western Mexico

Quick question:  What is Mexico’s leading port?  How about, several western Mexico ports?  Given all the TV coverage of Mexico, you’d think we would all know these things.  I don’t have a TV and read, but I did not know the name of this port. Here’s a photo of Mexico’s largest port as seen from […]

Retro Sixth Boro 47

Wow!  It’s time to flip the calendar to March 2022 already; that means flashing back to March 2012.  A photo of Bow Chain on the KVK seems a good place to start, for reasons apparent at the end of this post. Since these “retro” posts highlight what’s no more to be seen, this is a […]

Sound Ferries 2

After I return to CSF with a camera, I’ll pick up part 1 again.   For now, let’s look at another ferry line that crosses the Sound.  By the way, how many ferries do you see in the photo below? It was a foggy day in Port Jefferson that I chose to walk on for […]

GSL Tripoli

When I saw the profile, I imagined GSL Tripoli to be a vessel I’d not seen since 2012.  It turns out I was wrong.  I was thinking of a sister vessel.  Both have changed hands since 2012.  I’ll get the info in a moment, but for now, make an estimate about the capacity? She dates […]