I spent most of the morning swinging a chipping hammer. Banging away at the rust was quite satisfying.
Thanks to Paul for dropping off a few things for the two projects I’m working on:
It makes me very happy to see things coming together.
Oosterdam was at Pier 10.
Lights along the port side of her bow:
At Pier 13, a mixture of textures and shapes on American Marine’s barge:
The combination of textures and colors in this photo appeals to me:
I took it yesterday while I was down at the pier for a meeting.
Unfortunately, it also illustrates a bit of a problem. I’ve been keeping an eye on the three-strand line (holds the chain+line spring line away from the hull), but with the ship quite lively due to the large south swells this week, it looks like it will fail sooner than I thought. I put a spare line on, just in case. I didn’t have time to do more. Another project for the weekend…