It didn’t have to come to this.
After a little bit of prodding from a good friend, my mind has turned back to the long-neglected wooden world.
Cobwebs need dusting.
The iron world still exists, but I remain an exile.
If you are interested in the Age of Sail, specifically the naval side of things, join me in the Sailing Navies (1650–1850) Forum and help me get rid of the cobwebs.
Falls of Clyde sailed from Honolulu for San Francisco.
Falls of Clyde arrived at Honolulu from San Francisco.
It was such a lovely day that any thoughts of going to the office vanished once I stepped out of the house.
Foss tugs were helping out with fuel barges today.
Mikioi with Ne‘ena before the the barge was towed out of the harbor by Namahoe (hidden behind the barge):
Mamo with Alaska Mariner and barge Capella moving to Pier 1:
Nice to see Eleu!
(Check out the difference in size between Eleu and Mikioi)
Splendid Ace crew:
Alaska Mariner is a smart-looking tug:
I posted a picture of Fortuna a little while back. Here’s another one:
I’ve been keeping an eye on her. Maybe the State should as well? It would be pretty pathetic if she ends up like Judy K.
The waterfront mix of the day:
(Matson barge Haleakala, Alaska Mariner, Grand Princess)