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A view from the driver’s seat

Here is an old video that I had never finished and posted. If you’re wondering what an approach from sea into Port Fourchon at dawn looks like, from inside the wheelhouse of a mud boat no less, well here it … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

No not the book, but the boat, featured in an earlier post here She is a pure fuel carrier OSV operated by Stone Fuel, capacity of 1.5 million gallons. Not a bad looking rig in my book and probably not … Continue reading

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New becomes old

It is surprising in life how fast something that is new, a car, a camera, a pair of boots, quickly become just another dismissible item pushed into the background of our consciousness. Especially when this thing is at first unique, … Continue reading

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Back in the Swing of Things…..now with more video!

As I said in my earlier post , I had to bust a little rust of my boat handling skills when it came to driving a conventional boat again. Here is a little video showing me doing just that. All … Continue reading

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Another day down

And so the sun sets on the Great Southern Ice Storm of 2014! No seriously though, it snowed in southern Louisiana. It was like watching early man learn to use tools. Us Yankees might play substandard college football, but at … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 11/4/13

A great shot from mate Matt Garand, another Maine SVO Alumni, of the sunset at the HOS pilings in flotation canal.

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More whale watching

Did a little more whale watching today, and the Blue Orca was even nice enough to top around and show off that new design wheelhouse. She won’t be in fourchon for long as she is bound for a Baker Hughes … Continue reading

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