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Here were 2 and the first.  This was Sunday morning August 24 at dawn.

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Maersk Atlanta was headed out and

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the lifters –Oops I mean Ardmore Sealifter and  . .  Ichabod Crane–were at different stages of prep to move and

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and who be that . . . incoming  . .  . hull down?

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with lots of deck gear . . .

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why it’s Alice!!

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with all her sculptural machines all

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ready to discharge more aggregates on the projects hither and yon in the terrestrial boros of NYC.

All photos by Will Van Dorp, who offers this in case he’s NOT back in the city for the tug race on Sunday.  On verra.

Click here for the many posts I’ve done on my favorite Alice.

I hope these fotos illustrate why I spend time watching sixth bork boro traffic.  These were all taken Monday morning . . . of the spectacular warning for a weather event called Janus.

0644 . . .  it’s Maersk Atlanta and

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. . . 0644 . . . Mattea.

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0710

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0716

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0719

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0725 . . .  that’s Elizabeth McAllister on the starboard side of the tanker.

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and finally . ..  Maersk Atlanta in a crowded KVK at 0925 h.  In the foreground it’s Marjorie B. McAllister and on the starboard bow of the ship, Ellen McAllister.   Also, in the distance l to r, it’s James Turecamo, Blue Fin, and the current Mary Gellatly.

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Could I imagine missing a morning like that?  All foots fotos by Will Van Dorp.

About the typos . . . I’ve noticed new spellchecking dynamic in wordpress seems NOT to like my deliberate orthographic “simplifications.”

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