Monthly Archives: April 2012

Photo of the week 4/30/12

Tug Rachel in the cape cod canal, east bound for bath iron works. Photo by myself.

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Prayers for a fellow mariner

Yesterday afternoon the crew of the T/V Stephen Scott alerted USCG sector south eastern new england that they had not seen the master of the vessel for over an hour and he was presumed fallen overboard. The USCG immediately launched … Continue reading

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First paddle of the year

One part of my maritime life that you, my readers, haven’t seen is sea kayaking. I’ve been paddling since I was 8, and continue to mess about in small boats as much as I can. Today I went over to … Continue reading

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Two years ago today

11 sailors didn’t come home, 17 were injured, and an industry got a wake up call.

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Money Makers 5

Holiday Dino Chouest Aiviq (currently undergoing sea trials) headed for the north slope soon, Harvey Gulfs new 300′ LNG osv for Alaska just arrived in town, haven’t had a chance to get a picture.

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Photo of the week 4/17/12

Here is why I have had a lack of posts lately, we’ve been running at a combat tempo, loaded for bear. Should be getting off tomorrow at 0600, and I’m going to try and bump up my flight from Thursday … Continue reading

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Go Go Go Go!

Came in yesterday, pumped off some mud, got water, loading the deck up again. One more trip before crew change. Here’s to an on time crew change

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