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I see this tug light so infrequently that I didn’t recognize her at first. A clue . . . some years ago she was painted red.
That’s Bouchard Boys distancing, but can you name the approaching vessel?
This one may almost be close enough to read.
And this one has the biggest give-away colors . . . .
Evelyn Cutler used to be Melvin E. Lemmerhirt, which I remember as a noisy boat.
Ross Sea I first saw in NYC’s sixth boro as Normandy, not
the current Normandy.
McKinley Sea first appeared here as Annabelle V.
And to round this out, Foxy 3 used to be a fleet mate of Lemmerhirt, mentioned above.
All photos on a windy day last week by Will Van Dorp.
Here was 4. Of course, many more than seven Seas exist and work east, south, and west of the United States.
Let’s start with Irish Sea, which was called something before that . . . .
Siberian Sea, before it was called that.
Barents Sea . . . . anyone have news on her? She too had names before it became Barents, although I suspect Barents Sea will be her last name ever.
Mediterranean Sea, which originally painted green.
McKinley Sea, and I hope you get the point that all these boats had previous names.
Ross Sea, which actually shows its Thoma-Sea heritage. If you don’t know what I mean, look at the string of vessels built by Thoma-Sea just after Ross Sea was launched in February 2003. Thoma-Sea here actually makes eight seas.
All photos by Will Van Dorp.
Recently in t-shirt weather in the sixth boro . . . it’s a classic, Thomas J. Brown.
Ellen S. Bouchard,
Resolute with a Bouchard barge,
and Evening Star, also with a Bouchard barge.
Elizabeth McAllister light,
Robert E. McAllister,
and finally Ellen McAllister shifting
Cielo di Roma . . .
Thomas J. Brown . . . enjoy another look at this classic.
All photos by Will Van Dorp. And in the post above, subtracting the three tugs in the O. Nonimus Bosch photo, you have over 25,000 horsepower, of which 1000 of those ponies are generated by Thomas J.