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Here’s Ocean Traverse Nord, 213′ loa and a trailing suction hopper dredge built in Quebec City in 2012.
Here’s Manhattan, trailing suction hopper dredge built in Sparrows Point in 1904, hull #43.
And this is Atlantic, hull #44, also from Sparrows Point.
Finally, Dodge Island, loa 275′ and built in Slidell LA in 1980.
Thanks to Barrel for the archival photos; the two color photos by Will Van Dorp.
Related: click here for lots of photos of vintage USACE dredge equipment.
This was the Narrows at 0730 this morning.
I joined the ‘scapegoats for morning contemplation . . . to the east and
north. That orange tanker down there, they said, had a name I’d find interesting. But I couldn’t read it yet.
Below us, yacht Dofle Dust was bound for sea past Ratna Shalini.
A closeup showed this was Dodge Island, not Padre Island, as I’d supposed.
The camouflaged goat was too busy scratching to notice that the herd had headed down the slope.
October dawn light is unique as it paints the stern here of Sea Valour.
Here’s a shot looking south . . .
and another as I walked to catch the ferry.
All fotos by Will Van Dorp, who was actually hoping to catch anything but also Crowley Innovation, which sneaked into the Kills via Raritan Bay.