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The dawn sun communed with harbor waters for   about 10 minutes before retreating behind thick cloud, but

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those few minutes delighted me.  That’s Hellespont Prosperity in background and Margaret Moran headed for the Upper Bay.

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Thomas D. Witte moved in some dredge equipment, and then looked for a dolphin to hang on.  “Dolphin”  See meaning 3.

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Would you believe I asked these three vessels to line up like this?  Left to right:  Ruth M Reinauer, Christine McAllister, and Nathan E  Stewart.

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And a beastly shot.  Left to right:  Sea Wolf, Wildebeest, and Falcon.

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If the sun rises tomorrow, I hope to post more, as usual.

All fotos August 6 morning by Will Van Dorp.

Someone asked what prompted the “meditations” series . . . well, I’m facing some big decisions  with respect to work and aging . . . you know . . . fun stuff.

Cape Brasilia, offloading in the Upper Bay the other day, convinced me I’d seen her before, but

 

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I hadn’t. Below is her older sister by two years although identical in size, Cape Bruny.

 

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And another shot of Cape Bruny, a UPT vessel launched in 2004.

 

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Mediocre foto below but fantastic link. Check out the Hellespont “life at sea” videos on the left navigation bar. Anyone identify the red-roofed tower on the ridge to the right?

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Here’s a shot of the entire vessel.  Any idea where Hellespont is?

 

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All images by Will Van Dorp.

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