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or “marifly.”  These two tankers have called here for some years now, but I always wondered whether they were one and the same, given that their names refer to the same critter.  Maybe other vessels in the fleet have names like Paruparo and Borboleta.  Anchored over in Bay Ridge was Mariposa, while doing short-time in Bayonne

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was Butterfly.

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After finishing up business in Bayonne, Butterfly flitted off

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with Robert E. McAllister lined up port side

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while Charles D. McAllister took care of her port.

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Think they have caterpillars on board?

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

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