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I’ve not added to this series so long now that rumor is I’m becoming pariah among those who harness the wind. Sincere apologies! I’m totally with you all, just . . . uh . . . breathless?

 

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South Street’s Pioneer above and Pride of Baltimore II with unidentified escorts below. Would you believe the foto below was taken less than a quarter mile from the Battery on a supremely hazy early autumn day?

 

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A green stripe along the jib . . . might it be– could it possibly be– Green Lantern?

 

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Ventura (Herreshoff built for the founder of Citibank) heads north framed by a Trump Building (green roof) and westside pillars of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

 

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Adirondack and Pride of Baltimore II, bow to bow.

 

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About my absence . . .well Aeolus has been doing to me what he’s done to others, and I’m up to what Cavafy prayed for.

Photos, WVD.

or are they dinghys? Ventura pulls one on a painter. I guess that word might have the same origin as pendant.

 

Half Moon slings a similar inflatable on its port side, sort of like a hypalon child.

 

Tanker Great Gull has one made off to the rail under a davit.

 

Brandywine has one on a cradle.

 

and W. O. Decker seems to be in negotiation. Will Decker or won’t she?

 

All photos, Will Van Dorp.

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