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This is installment 2;  installment 1 was from April 1, 2009 here

The photo above I took on January 22, 2011.  The one below I took yesterday, when she was alongside RTC 102.  And obviously it’s not the same boat.  I post it here just because it qualifies at the newest hull in the sixth boro.

Since I used this format 12 years ago, let me do it again.

Vitals: This Janice Ann Reinauer was built in Rhode Island in 2020.  She brings 4720 hp to the job (The 1967 version had 2200) and measures in at 113′ x 35′.

All photos, WD, who hopes to get more photos of Janice Ann soon.

The top photo here shows Janice Ann without a bow pudding;  she once had an outstanding one as here.  I’m convinced the new Janice Ann will never sport as lush a pudding or any sort of pudding at all. 

 

First, my take on the identification of the tug from the film in yesterday’s post, it’s a model and filmed in New Deal Studios in LA.    That would explain the logistics.

So, for today, let’s start with Miss Katie . . . outbound last Thursday.

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Miss Katie, 1998

 

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Mister T, 2001

 

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Ruth M. Reinauer, 2008, pushing RTC 102

 

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Discovery Coast, 2012

 

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Kirby Moran, 2015, assisting STI Fulham

 

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JRT Moran, 2015

 

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McAllister Girls, 1968, moving B. No. 231

 

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Amy C McAllister, 1975, also assisting B. No. 231

 

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Brian Nicholas, 1966.   Sturgeon Bay, 1987

 

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Eric McAllister, 2014, passing NYK Nebula

 

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Irish Sea, 1969

 

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James D. Moran, 2015, assisting NYK Nebula

And finally, we return to Miss Katie because two days later, she caught some unwanted attention.  Details here.

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All photos by Will Van Dorp.

Call me a wimp . . .  but it’s icy out there.  And yet people work outside.  Bravo and hats on for the crews and shipyard workers out there where the spray sometimes freezes.  Some quick fotos I took yesterday.  Would you believe this is the same DBL 140 barge you see in the 5th and 6th fotos here?

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Here’s DBL 140 and Lincoln Sea from across the Upper Bay.

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Traffic never stops because of some cold.

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A tanker with a classic name 

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lighters just north of the VZ Bridge.  Here’s the rest of the fleet and more.

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One positive about cold, low humidity air . . . it’s clear.  Ocean Leader could never look this good

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on a muggy summer day.

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Ditto Ruth M. Reinauer moving RTC 102 with an assist from Jill Reinauer.

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Anyone handling line on a day like this needs the right gear and

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a focus on getting the work done safely.

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Bravo and hats on!!

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