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I’m not sure the following two boats are Kvichak built.  Three previous ones were.  Here was a post of those US-built Dutch pilot boats I had here a few years back;  check out the uniforms of the crew!

 

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Unlike in the US, the Dutch lifeboat or life saving organization is NOT part of the Coast Guard.  In fact, it’s a volunteer group with really impressive vessels.   Click here for more info on KNRM, that group.

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The next two photos were taken outside the KNRM museum in Den Helder.

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North Sea petroleum vessels lie here near the Amsterdam/Zaandam border.

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Finally, an unidentified antique tug collects race buoys on the IJsselmeer just south of Hoorn, a ZuiderZee port that served as center of the VOC during the “golden age” of Holland.

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All photos taken by Will Van Dorp, who hopes to get back to Coney Island this weekend for the m e r m a i d s.

 

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