More Chafing Gear

Worked on chafing gear again. Therapeutic.

In progress:

putting on chafing gear

Done:

chafing gear

Yes, it’s another line in an awkward location.

This is one of the newer lines resting on a bulwark stay:

line bulwark stay

Hose in position around line:

hose around line

Done:

finished chafing gear

No interesting ships this week. Watched the HECO folks working on the sidewalk in front of the ship. Something to do with the cooling water intake for the power plant?

HECO 1

HECO 2

HECO 3

Some young needlefish were swimming around the bow. The guy on the left is going the wrong way:

needlefish

Finally, a few random photos from the fo’c’sle.

windlass

porthole

I was wondering why the butt plate didn’t continue all the way down like it does on the port side. There’s been a rough repair to the hull (ignore the bits that have been welded on to secure the plate to the frames).

repair to hull

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