You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Manhattan’ tag.

Here’s Ocean Traverse Nord, 213′ loa and a trailing suction hopper dredge built in Quebec City in 2012.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

photo taken on St. Lawrence in June 2015

Here’s Manhattan, trailing suction hopper dredge built in Sparrows Point in 1904, hull #43.

0aadman04

 

0aadman04b

And this is Atlantic, hull #44, also from Sparrows Point.

0aadAtlantic1940

Finally, Dodge Island, loa 275′ and built in Slidell LA in 1980.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

photo taken off New Jersey in November 2015

Thanks to Barrel for the archival photos;  the two color photos by Will Van Dorp.

Related:  click here for lots of photos of vintage USACE dredge equipment.

 

With apologies to Eugene O’Neill for the title, I rode a fuel boat around the sixth boro today.  No matter that it was 4 degrees above zero (-15 degrees centigrade) this morning, vessels run with passengers and the “station” comes to the boats –some of them–in this realm.  And if there’s ice like the facial features of Capt Davy Jones on the receptacle, it has to

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

be moved so that fuel can flow.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Enjoy these cold photos.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here’s the fuel boat.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

More soon.  Til then, I can’t wait to look at these photo in July when the sweat is dripping off me and I’ll looking to chill.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

A little more watercolor from yesterday . . . the rainbow injects magic into what otherwise might just be distant Brooklyn waterfront, Clipper City, and a Staten Island ferry.

Here’s what creates the conditions for a rainbow.

Color on water, this time reflecting a certain survey boat with unique paint loss patterns.

You will notice an apparent repetitiveness in the next set of fotos of Frying Pan over at Pier 66 Maritime–my favorite place on the Manhattan waterfront, except not

really.  The evanescent colored shapes so took me that I just keep shooting as

Harvey‘s propwash made ripples and

swirls and pulsations and

teases, glimpses of  LV-115 Frying Pan‘s chartreuse hairy nether parts.

All was fine until I imagined what other situations exist that colors the

waters this living red or

rusty, risky brown .

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

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

Join 929 other followers

If looking for specific "word" in archives, search here.
Questions, comments, photos? Email Tugster

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click 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.

Tale of Two Marlins

Blue Marlin spent 600+ hours loading tugs and barges in NYC Sixth Boro. Click on image for presentation made to NY Ship Lore and Model Club, July 25, 2011.

Archives

May 2016
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 929 other followers