You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Jane McAllister’ tag.

Click here for this series.  “Fifth dimension” designates these as not contemporary, i.e., archival.

“HT” here is Harry Thompson, who sent me these photos, all from 1986.  I’m not going to say much about the photos because I don’t know much.   I was not in New York then.  I will say what I know, but please  . . . comment away.

Elise M was then a Poling boat;  now you might know her as Morgan Reinauer.

0aaaaht1

The three identifiable boats here are all still around:  Jane McAllister is in Eastport, Dragon Lady is now Bridgeport, and Mary Turecamo is still Mary Turecamo.   Anyone know the excursion vessel and container ship out beyond?

0aaaaht2

Here’s another of Dragon Lady.

0aaaaht5

Dragon Lady . . . has been mentioned, Tilly has had a sad demise, and Emily S I have no info about.  There is a fourth tugboat beyond Emily S, but I can’t identify it.

0aaaaht3

Here’s another of Tilly and an unidentified Berman vessel beyond here. Tilly was built in the Bronx.

0aaaaht4

This is a CROWDED harbor as it’s not seen anymore.  I can’t identify anything there, but it reminds me of a hypothetical photo I’d love to see . . . Grand Erie (scroll)  was in the harbor for this centennial celebration of Lady Liberty.  Might anyone have a photo of her in the harbor for that fest?

0aaaaht6

And we’ll end here with a mystery three-masted schooner.  Anyone identify her?

0aaaaht7

 

All photos by Harry Thompson . . . and done on film.  More tomorrow, so please send in your comments now.

Sometimes I get queries about collaboration;  I really enjoy doing it like this.

Unrelated:  Here are the results of the Erie Canalway photo contest.

Advertisements

Here’s the index.  Actually, the better title here might be whozit?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Black hull, primer red house, and blue stack . . .

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

It’s Jane McAllister, who’s been in the sixth boro the past few days.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Might it be the blue of Eastport Port Authority?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Now how would this stack look with white rings?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here’s more on the boat, thanks to tugboat information.com

All photos here by Will Van Dorp.

 

 

 

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

Join 1,185 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 2017
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930