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All the photos in this post I took over a two-hour period Friday.  I post this in part in response to the question raised by a commenter recently, how many tugboats operate in the sixth boro, aka the waters around NYC.

They pass one at a time,

you see them in twos . . . . and that might be a third with the crane barge off the Battery in the distance,

a trio might be assisting a single ULCV,

foreshortening might collapse four into a single shot, and

if you look across the repair and docking yard, you might see five tugs plus one science boat.

And finally for now, move the huge box ship away, and six of more are revealed.

This is the sixth boro, folks, one of the busiest ports in the US.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

 

Pacific Reliance (9280 hp) transfers cargo before heading to Texas . . .

with the 155,000 bbl barge 650-1.

B. Franklin Reinauer (4000 hp) passes by

with RTC 82 (80,000 bbl, if I read that right)

and Austin (3900 hp) eastbound here light.

Dean Reinauer (4720 hp) moves westbound under the Bayonne Bridge.

Foxy 3 (1600 hp) and Brooklyn (2400 hp) wait at the dock west of Caddell Drydock.  Foxy was previously Barker Boys, and this Brooklyn, Labrador Sea.

Brooklyn on her way to a job.

Delta Fox (1200 hp) and Morton S. Bouchard IV (6140 hp) tied up here  just east of Foxy 3 and Brooklyn.

Morton S. Bouchard IV makes up the next three photos here:  in front of a Saint Lawrence like eglise

against the Brooklyn skyline, and

and still more in front of T-AKR-306 USNS Benavidez.

And let’s finish up with Patrica (1200 hp) and Robert (1800 hp).

All photos by Will Van Dorp, who alone is responsible for any errors in info here.

 

 

In the seldom-seen category, let’s start with Pegasus and Delta Fox.

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Ditto Vulcan III.

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Amy Moran light.

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How often do you see Bergen Point pushing a crane barge?

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Or Sarah Ann pushing a scow past the Hospital for Special Surgery?

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or a stern-on Larry J. Hebert from the Port of LaRose, town of the crossroads?

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James William southbound at the Statue as Indy photobombs  . . .

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and finally . . . first view for me of Sea Fox, ex-Kathleen, Doyle, Cherokee Eagle, Chris B. Boudreaux, Ledger, and Ann L.

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

Thanks to the many folks contributed to this post.

First, Russell Skeris sent this along of a James Turecamo in Turecamo livery.  Given all the flags, might this have been taken by an unknown photographer quite near her launch in 1969?

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Next, hats off to Rand Miller who caught this photo of a brilliant red and gold Delta Fox, lighting up this grey day on the East River.  Hats off especially because Rand had to hastily throw on some clothes and take these photos while holding an umbrella and cell camera.  Some of those words are his, and I am grateful, as I hope are you.

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New Bedford bound perhaps?

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And gracias to my gallivanting sister who is still along the Colombian coast, watching remolcadores like Sirocco racing out to

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escort in a freighter.

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And appreciation to Allan and Sally Seymour, who recently made a trip up a watershed that’s long been on my list of “gotta do’s.”   Joseph A and P & L fleet mates gather here among the colorful buildings the mysterious Miami River, where

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this vessel in TowboatUS colors perhaps stands watch in a manatee area.

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Judging by the coloration of the buildings in the background, this unmade vessel with classic tugboat lines lies in the same area.  Anyone know the name?  the history?

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Many thanks to Russell, Rand, Maraki, and Allan & Sally for these photos.

 

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