I went down to the harbor an hour earlier than usual in order to watch the arrival of the French navy ship La Tapageuse. More about that later.
While I was waiting at Pier 9, the following vessels (among others) went by:
Pride of America arriving:
USCG Coastal Patrol Boat Kittiwake:
Matson’s barge Waialeale with Sause Bros. tug Henry Sr.:
The Matson logo on the side of Waialeale needs fixing. The “M” and “n” are too heavy and the other letters seem a little bit off too:
Finally, La Tapageuse, from Tahiti on the way to France:
From what I read online, this voyage is the ship’s last commission.
Throwing a heaving line:
Taking photos from hatch:
US Navy representatives visit the ship: