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Until 2015, this would have been one of the largest K Line vessels, at nearly 1100′. Then, the next year, a new series came out, at 1197.’
Marjorie B takes the port side stern,
while Patrice tied on three football fields forward. Click here for my first view of Patrice McAllister, almost five years ago, after a tragic fire on Lake Ontario.
They make the turn and line up
for the high point of the Bayonne Bridge. See the crew watching the underside of the old road bed?
Erin minds the stern for the time being.
And then Hanoi Bridge heads for at least two more US stops before making for the Pacific.
All photos by Will Van Dorp.
Specialist (Texas) is looking good for a 1956 vessel.
Dean Reinauer (Rhode Island, 2013) heads into the rising sun.
Eastern Dawn (Louisiana 1978) passes the hose rack.
Gramma Lee T Moran and Barney Turecamo in the KVK under an unsettled sky.
Caitlin Ann (1961, Louisiana) with tons of scrap.
Patrice McAllister (Alabama, 1999) stands by. Here was how she looked her first hours in the sixth boro.
Neptune (1992, Louisiana) tends the dredge along the Con Hook Range.
All photos taken this week by Will Van Dorp.
Eastbound and from left, it’s Sunny Williams, Sarah Ann, and Ellen McAllister.
Around the same time, it’s a light Patrice McAllister eastbound. Compare the April 2014 shot below with these April 2012 ones of her first arriving in the sixth boro after the tragic fire on Lake Ontario.
After all the ice work Kimberly Poling has done the past few months, Sunday was a welcome sunny day, I’ll assume.
It wasn’t until this tow turned away from head-one that I understood what I was looking at . . ..
but closer in . . . it was clearly Stephen Dann (I think this is her first appearance on this blog) towing
crane barge Strong Island.
Off Owl’s Head, it’s Pacific Reliance and Discovery Coast (I think) off to the west.
Pacific Reliance appeared here about six weeks ago.
Catherine Turecamo stands by near Gulf Pearl.
Parting shot . . . following up on the opening shot of this post.
All photos the past few days by Will Van Dorp.
Dawn yesterday Rowan approaches the McAllister dock after a + 1500-mile tow of Patrice from Lake Ontario. I suspect that even if you didn’t know Patrice‘ story, you’d feel the pain. In many places and times, white is/has been the color of mourning and
Meanwhile, the foto from yesterday shows unnamed vessels lying in the port of Ushuaia (end of the world, beginning of everything), over 6500 miles south of the sixth boro. Latitude number for Ushuaia is 54 degrees south; Copenhagen is 55 degrees north.
The newly named Patrice McAllister, sixth boro bound, experienced a fire near Kingston, Ontario. For the story, see boatnerd here. The Shipwatcher has the story here. Bowditch, ex-Hot Dog and here the rescue tug, was featured on tugster here back in 2010; see second foto from the end.
Foto taken almost 25 years ago from aboard sugar bulker Sugar Island, northbound in the Panama Canal. Being a sugar-dedicated bulk carrier would make this one sweet vessel.
I’ve now also added Ship Watcher to my blogroll.
Also, check out photosbytomandpolly, who shoot from not far away along the western end of the St Lawrence Seaway.