You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Mary H’ tag.

I’ve done posts with titles like 15 minutes or 18 . . . but here’s a set shot in just three minutes, just after that strange cloud–comet’s tail?–passed the day the temps went up to 65 midday for a few hours, setting a NYC record for that day.

Here’s Jonathan C from head-on, with Shooters Island off the stern.

dscf2764

Zooming out shows Pegasus and Kimberly Poling using Edwin A. Poling, and the cranes at Howland Hook.

dscf2765

 

dscf2767

 

dscf2770

It looks like some refinishing is happening on Pegasus.

dscf2771

Mary H pushes Patriot heading the other direction.

dscf2774

That church in a lot of photos is Immaculate Heart in Elizabeth NJ.

dscf2775

 

dscf2776

 

dscf2777

 

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

Advertisements

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.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Magothy . . . and  . . .

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

and I missed the barge info.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Navigator . . . doing something at an oil dock.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Ditto Kimberly Poling.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here was 5 in this series.

This is the view from the bridge looking forward on Key Frontier, built 2011 in Maizuru, Japan.  From this point to the bow is 638′ and to the stern is about 100′.   Note the approaching tug and barge.


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The length on the tug is 64′ .

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The orange tanker in the distance is 800′.  See the crewman standing  on the edge of hold #4 just to the left of the green half mark for the helipad?  He’s around 6′.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

He’s a spotter for activity below inside the hold.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The bucket can hold holds 30 tons when full.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

When a hold is just about empty, a loader is lowered to assist in filling the bucket.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

These trucks can hold up to 40 tons.  The ship transports between 50 and 60 thousand tons.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Safe driving on the ice.

All Fotos by Will Van Dorp.  Thanks to Brian DeForest for access to the process.

Here Key Frontier‘s itinerary for the past six months:

2014 January 23rd, 14:30:44 UTC New York /u.s.a.
2013 December 26th, 12:00:22 UTC Tocopilla /chile
2013 November 19th, 22:00:34 UTC Roberts Banks
2013 November 19th, 22:00:25 UTC Roberts Banks
2013 November 19th, 22:00:14 UTC English Bay Anch.
2013 October 21st, 10:00:12 UTC Lanshan/china
2013 August 19th, 19:00:37 UTC Mejillones/chile
2013 August 9th, 15:00:13 UTC Cristobal,panama
2013 July 31st, 15:00:14 UTC Baltimore/usa
2013 July 12th, 21:30:58 UTC Rotterdam/netherland

Roberts Bank and English Bay are both in British Columbia.

Actually, this is a reprise of a post I did earlier this week . . .  Ferry Coursen carried trucks.  OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Mary H pushed a creek-size barge.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Winter fishing continued apace aboard Eastern Welder.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I got a close-up of Mary H.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Brendan Turecamo headed out for an assist.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

A slightly different angle on Sorensen Miller shows the yellow as strapping.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

More shots of John P. Brown moving railcars over to New Jersey.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

A Moose boat on patrol barreled right at me.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Hunting Creek got light at the mooring.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

And a USACE boat practiced bathymetry.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.  For fotos of Hamilton (ON) harbor delights, click here.  Here’s more info on the 1935 tug he shows.  It’s for sale for less than a loaded Escalade.  Unrelated . . . another blog I read these days is Ohio River blog with good inland rivers fotos here.   And since I’m all over the place today . . .check out this Flickr page by Guillermo Barrios of southern South American tugs and towboats.  And finally  check out these fotos of the old bridge in Bucksport, ME.  I haven’t crossed that bridge–about to be demolished– in over two decades . . . .

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

Join 1,191 other followers

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

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click on image below 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.

Archives

December 2017
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031