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Here’ve been previous posts in the series.

See the crew up behind the glass;  one might be a pilot.


The scale of container ships calling in the port renders the bow watch keeper almost invisible, but here


he is zoomed in.


Ditto this crewman.


See the person in the rigging, partway up the center mast here?


Here he is zoomed in.


I’m not sure what the watch stander requirements are on these ships, and which people are just taking in the sights before



they head out to sea . . ..


See the two people on the bow?




No matter the biting wind, a lookout must be kept.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

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