On Saturday, I went to Richmond via BART to meet up with my friend.
Anything with masts and yards will always attract my attention.
I was informed this is Kaisei.
We stopped at the Rosie the Riveter visitor center:
Rosie and Joe make an appearance:
Orange tabby among the rocks on the shoreline by the visitor center:
From there, it was over to Richmond Shipyard #3.
Oil spill response vessel Pacific Responder:
It was sad not to see the Wapama and Lion (ex-Moctobi). However, my friend noticed the Warden Johnston, looking a bit forlorn:
The Warden Johnston was used to carry inmates, staff and their families, and officials, to and from Alcatraz.
Continuing on in the area, we went over to the Red Oak Victory. It was late, so the ship was closed. However, there was a lot to see.
The Whirley Crane is a very visible icon.
Ospreys have built a nest on it:
The owners of the nest, I presume:
Crane framed by buildings:
The General Warehouse building is quite interesting.
Some interior shots (taken through windows):
Cracks in the loading dock:
Back to San Francisco!