You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Gracious Ace’ tag.

For as multipurpose as sixth boro waterways are in summertime, my perception is that safety prevails.  RORO, barge on a short wire, and canoe stay well apart.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Ditto here with spacing.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

PWCs . .  I’ll never be a fan.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Foreshortening masks the fact that from a vantage point like Fort Wadsworth . . . I can see over 10 miles.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The traditional ship here was launched in 1997;  the tug beyond  . . . in 2001.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

My only question is where that classy yellow sand is going.  TZ Bridge?

All photos recently by Will Van Dorp.

 

The first photo comes via Fred Trooster, HHL Fremantle leaving Waalhaven for Port Said on 4 August, with RT Zoe, RT Stephanie, and RT Claire, for new lives there . . . .

IMG_8986-2

All the rest I’ve taken recently in the sixth boro  . . .  Gracious Ace (a fun name) left Yokohama on June 30.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Ellen McAllister and McAllister Sisters escort GA under the Bayonne Bridge

Palmerton follows the Ambrose Channel into the Narrows.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Anyone recognize the cargo?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Glovis Crown and CMA CGM Vivaldi cross on the Ambrose Channel.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Juliette Rickmers heads for sea with Margaret Moran alongside.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here crabbing across the Hudson is Sightseer XII, built in 1933!!  Click here for more info on this vessel originally built to enforce Prohibition!

And finally . . . Destiny, a new one for me, a sixth boro version of a lobster boat.   A Maine lobster boat has evolved into something quite different.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Thanks to Fred for the top photo;  all others by Will Van Dorp.

 

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,307 other followers

If looking for specific "word" in archives, search here.
Questions, comments, photos? Email Tugster

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click on image below to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

Seth Tane American Painting

Read my Iraq Hostage memoir online.

My Babylonian Captivity

Reflections of an American hostage in Iraq, 20 years later.

Archives

November 2019
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930