You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Queen Victoria’ tag.

I’m working on some tougher posts, but here’s an easy one.  Let’s flip the calendar back approximately 10 years, give or take a month.  Then it was Barents Sea, not Atlantic Enterprise.  Rowan M. McAllister is still around, although in Charleston SC.  And the container ship under the “un-raised” Bayonne Bridge is Zim Qingdao, currently eastbound across the Atlantic.  The other McAllister tug I don’t know.

Melvin E. Lemmerhirt, now Evelyn Cutler, eastbound toward the Brooklyn Bridge  . . . well, all’s quite changed about all this.

Maryland –I’ve yet to see her as  Liz Vinik–was bunkering the brand new Queen Victoria.

Peking was then–as now–out of the water, although currently her dry dock is in Germany.

Penn No. 4 still goes by the same name, but it’s now a Kirby boat.

George Burrows was never a regular here, and I’ve no idea of her current disposition.

All photos by Will Van Dorp, who hopes you enjoyed this backward glance.

 

But first . . . any ideas on the connection of this post to Pegasus?  This foto comes from last July 4, 2012.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The tug on this bunker barge I first came to know as

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

K-Sea’s Maryland.  Here’s a post that identifies the great blue hull of the vessel she’s bunkering.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Maryland just passed her 51st year mark, with a makeover.  Behold the colors from her recent pre-50th year mark and

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

now!!  Hudsonian caught her trip back from her makeover a few weeks back, slogging through the northern ice in February.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Enjoy  . . . the old and the

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

transformed!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

So here’s the connection with the top foto above.  Maryland‘s original name 51 years ago was Esso Maryland.  There was a “state” series back then . . . although Maryland version looked quite different than–say–the Pennsylvania version.  Esso Texas appeared six years later .  . and is something of a blend between Maryland and Pennsylvania.  Before the state series, there were just numbers and at age 40, Pegasus became known as Esso N0. 1.  Pegasus today is 107 and looking forward to another educational season and the fundraiser listed below.  Details will follow.  For now, here’s info on the legendary Ear Inn.

0aaaaaaesso1

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

Join 1,198 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.

Recent Comments

Seth Tane American Painting

Read my Iraq Hostage memoir online.

My Babylonian Captivity

Reflections of an American hostage in Iraq, 20 years later.

Archives

January 2018
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031