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What can you tell about this vessel?  Here’s a clue . . . try to give it at least 30 seconds of a listen.

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Here’s a bit more of her.  Actually, I’d love to get a fast rescue craft to explore harbors with . . .  Anyone know of a online marketplace for used FRCs?  Norsafe is a leading manufacturer, and their site introduced me to a new term, daughter craft.    But I digress.

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The sixth boro can be quite crowded sometimes.  Like here, how many large vessels do you count?

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From left to right, there’s Red Cloud, STI Fulham, Maersk Weymouth, Opal Express, Anthem of the Seas, and Leopard Sea, with an unidentified tug and barge unit along Opal Express port side;  and when I move the camera to the right, there also Zircon, with Sunny Williams delivering lube oil and I can’t identify the tug bunkering.

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Still farther to the right, there’s Marie Kirk, Irish Sea, and an unidentified fishing boat her the CNJRR station.

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A bit earlier, I caught this photo of Kirby Moran escorting STI Fulham out of the “inner harbor” to the anchorage.

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Over by the salt pile and deeply laden with ice remover . . .

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it’s Arcturus, newly arrived from the Antofagasta region, waiting to be discharged.

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Which returns us to the mystery ship at the top of this post.  It’s Carmen.  WW has named many of its PCTCs after characters from operas.

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Click here and here for more of these WW vessels. That’s either Miriam or Margaret Moran seeing Carmen in.

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All photos here by Will Van Dorp.

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