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Helen Laraway (1957) might be the only tug based in Coeymans, NY.

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Thomas J. Brown (1962)  . . . Staten Island based will always be a head-turner.

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Charles A (1979) is another first-view for me.

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Chesapeake Coast (201) has spent much of its career in the sixth boro.

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Quantico Creek (2010) and USACE Hocking (?)  enter the east end of the Kills, although I think Hocking was tracing a survey pattern.

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Susan Miller (1981) moves a spud barge westbound.

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Prospector (1982?) sank at the dock in high winds about two months ago and is being refurbished.

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Also, high and dry for a shave and a make-over is Iron Mike.

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And let’s call it a day with Barbara McAllister (1969).

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All photos by Will Van Dorp, who hopes the internet folk keep the photos coursing through my local wires and those far off ones.

 

Here are more of the many various government boats in the harbor. See Fire Fighter in action here. The engine shots at that link are also splendid. If I’m not mistaken, this formidable machine is 70 years old!

 

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Below and racing northbound just inside the Narrows is NYPD police boat Sgt. Keith Levine, named in memory of a slain officer. Mount Karava, palm oil vessel in background, appeared here in October 07 and has returned with more.

 

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Help me out here–Is this US Army Corps of Engineers m/v Hocking headed seaward?

 

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And over on the Manhattan side, I think that’s Jersey City fireboat Joseph Lovero, (?) named for a fallen Jersey City fire fighter. In the background is Hudson River Park’s “Long Time” wheel, a kinetic sculpture–complete with odometer–created by Paul Ramirez Jonas. Read more here.

 

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Photos, WVD.

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