Ship spotting on a Balmy December Afternoon

Some days are good for photography and others are great, as was the case on Tuesday of this week. The late afternoon light and a VERY busy Kill Van Kull, what more could I ask for? Some regulars passing, and some new sightings.

Norwegian Flag Tanker Bow Sage docking assisted by Turecamo Girls. Photo: ©John Skelson

Barney Turecamo and the “Girls”. Photo: ©John Skelson

Diane B in push gear. Photo: ©John Skelson

Joyce D Brown west in the KVK. Photo: ©John Skelson

Gramma Lee T Moran picking up the Docking Pilot. Photo: ©John Skelson

Detail of Docking Pilot on the boarding ladder leaving the ship. Photo: ©John Skelson

Turkish flag Container ship Kaan Kalkavan inbound for Port Elizabeth. Photo: ©John Skelson

Liberty Service eastbound in the KVK. Photo: ©John Skelson

Container ship Pago (Monrovia) out to sea heading for Norfork VA. Photo: ©John Skelson

Susan Miller and Emerald Coast, Hey!, the Tugboat Races are in September. Photo: ©John Skelson

And at last light, James Turecamo assisting Barney in swinging a barge around. Photo: ©John Skelson

And so ends a balmy December afternoon on the Kill Van Kull.

Keeping the Nikon clicking… John Skelson

All photos by John Skelson for the Working Harbor Committee