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It surprises me sometimes what titles I’ve not re-used.  This blog has little grand design;  I choose to let to drift serendipitously according to what I see or what you choose to share, and I am grateful to you all for sending along photos and suggestions.  Rock Juice the title came out of a conversation some time back with one of you;  thanks and I think you know who you are.  Here was the first in the series.

Diane B pushes a load of it in John Blanche.

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Magothy . . . and  . . .

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and I missed the barge info.

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Dory and Port Chester . . . .  And notice just forward of Dory‘s wheelhouse, it’s

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Navigator . . . doing something at an oil dock.

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Ditto Mary H, over between the Empire State Building and BW Kronborg.

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Ditto Kimberly Poling.

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And McKinley Sea . . . with the icicle hanging from a scupper hole as evidence that oil is going for heat.

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Last one for now . . . Calusa Coast getting ready to hook up to a barge to take . .  well . . . down the coast.

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All photos yesterday by Will Van Dorp, who has to run.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five years ago I did this post about barge names.  Here are some bows I’ve looked at recently, including this one that speaks to winter in the sixth boro.  When I started looking up vintage, I was surprised.  RTC 61 launched from Rhode Island in Sept. 2010.

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RTC 103, same provenance, June 2009.

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RTC 502, Texas, March 1976.    Notice the Vane barge with yellow trim between RTC 502 and the red ship?

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Coincidentally, Magothy is pushing Doubleskin 502, July 2008 out of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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DBL 140 . .  Wisconsin December 1999.

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The hull looks different full v. empty.

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Scrap scow SMM 203 . . . I have no clue.

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All fotos taken in recent weeks by Will Van Dorp.

What happens in the time it takes to read the morning paper?  Well . . .

0635 . . . Maersk Montana passes the salt pile,

0639 . . . Catherine Turecamo sets up to nudge Nord Sea outbound,

0642 . . . Greenland Sea passes Con Hook while a cruise ship prepares to dock in Bayonne,

0644 . . . Catherine follows Nord Sea til the pilot debarks,

0649 . . . Viking approaches with DBL 102,

0659 . . . Davis Sea passes with DBL 32,

0701 . . . Magothy heads  . . . for the yard maybe,

0722 HS Livingstone (currently in Norfolk) passes an avian escort as it heads for sea with

a respectable GRADALL with an articulated-neck jackhammer that caused much

consternation among these geese.

0704 . . .  an hour and nine minutes have passed.  Siberian Sea and Davis Sea meet, and for me time for another cup of tea.

All fotos taken Sunday morning by Will Van Dorp.   More Sunday fotos to follow.

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