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Polling has not yet ended, the clock goes on for two more days now, since I got a bunch of votes last night. With all certainty, though, polls will close on December 21 . . .  earlier if two days elapse without a single new vote.  Your votes and suggestions –in comments and in emails–have already influenced the design of the calendar.

Many thanks to David Silver for this photo . . .  can you guess where it was taken?

You might want to see where previous photos shared by David Silver were taken here.   You can find the answer at the end of this post.

While you’re trying to figure out the answer using the title and the night pics, have a look at the project of converting a Responder class OSRV into a new Sandy Hook Pilots “mothership”.

For a complete Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) equipment list, click here.

As I understand it, Maine Responder was sold out of MSRC because it was considered excess.   Maybe someone can confirm that.

Here’s the wheels.

Have you guessed where David took the top picture?  The answer is .  . . Elizabethport, NJ.  In the darkness are three exquisite exotics:   Regulus, Kelly Ann Candies, and Highland Eagle.  Kelly Ann came into the sixth boro yesterday just before dark, but it was so foggy in the Narrows that in the 500′ or so visibility she was as invisible to someone there as she’d be 500 miles at sea.  And then, she left before good light this morning.  I caught Kelly Ann entering Guanabara Bay almost six years ago.  Regulus I caught in Bayonne earlier this fall, and Highland Eagle I caught in northern Lake Huron this summer, where she was doing some sounding work.

Many thanks to David for this photo.  The others by Will Van Dorp, who is eager to see how the ex-Maine Responder evolves.

 

I know this is Kelly Ann Candies, but not because I can read the name.   She entered Guanabara Bay midday yesterday and was heading here over to Niteroi.

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And this, Davidson Tide.

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This . .  Havila Princess

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and again with a little more geographical context.

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And I know the outbound tanker here is Carmen Knutsen, with  “cold weather loading equipment “at bow, but the stationary supply/multipurpose vessel . . . I can’t make out because

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zoomed out, this is how it looks.  That’s Sugar Loaf at left.

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I hope you enjoy these as well, although I can provide no ID.

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Leftmost vessel here is BJ Blue Marlin, which I got closeups of here a few days ago.  But the other . . . sorry . . . to the naked eye it looks

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like this.  See it  . . . at the horizon in lower right?

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All fotos by will Van Dorp.

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