B – Will Van Dorp – Tugster

Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Road Fotos 2021 A – Hannibal MO

Por |septiembre 21st, 2021|

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Road Fotos never tell the whole story,

but enjoy these fleeting sights

from the Mississippi Valley . . .

like an excursion boat called Tom Sawyer,

or one called Mark Twain . . .

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Sleepboot Thomas

Por |julio 10th, 2021|

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Sleepboot . . .?  it’s Dutch for tugboat.

It’s pronounced more like “slape boat”

See the tricolor courtesy flag

between the lower and upper wheelhouse? […]

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Draken Harald Hårfagre – Drakkar

Por |mayo 22nd, 2021|

A close up

of her figure head.

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I choose to interrupt

the “go west” series here.

It will continue soon.

And why?

Late yesterday,

emerging from the fires

over in Sarnia it came . . .

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Ever Given Way

Por |marzo 26th, 2021|

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I had something different

planned for today, but one

does not plan the news.

Since I’m map-oriented,

I’m sharing

what I found on the “maps”

of the Ever Given story,

the 20,000 teu+ container ship

acting as a cork in a bottleneck. […]

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Empire Line @#$!!

Por |febrero 6th, 2021|

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February 3, 2021

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Empire Line . . .

is that a rail service?

A fashion design?

You’ve seen Erie Canal posts

on this blog many, many times. […]

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – A Horn Blows in Brooklyn

Por |septiembre 5th, 2020|

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Horns , , , well, actually, more than one.

But can you identify this one below, which awed me?

Joel–over 6 feet tall– gave permission to use this foto,

in which he serves a “scale model.”

Considering the size of this horn, what is its origin?

Answer follows.

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For the record,

I asked Joel to show how “awed” he was;

he may have heard my garbled request

in a very noisy powerhouse as “odd” instead.

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Exotic Erie Canal

Por |agosto 2nd, 2020|

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The Canal has likely been called lots of things,

but exotic might never have been used.

But I would argue that it is just exactly that.

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – «USS Slater» 2020 Shipyard Trip

Por |julio 7th, 2020|

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In July 2020,

she heads down to Staten Island

for another dry-docking,

partly to address issues other than in 2014.

The photo below captures an 0600 view. […]

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B – Will Van Dorp

Por |marzo 8th, 2020|

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About

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Site

Thanks for reading my blog,

whose goal is to help landfolk

see my home waters

— the port of New York —

from the water perspective. […]

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Will Van Dorp – Tugster – Photo Ode to Issur Danielovitch’s Hometown

Por |febrero 8th, 2020|

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I could call this

“something different 50” . . .

but recognize the name?

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