First, Zhen Hua 10 showed up with its huge cargo of cranes, built in China, with destination Port Newark. Wednesday was the arrival day for several warships, marking the beginning of Fleet Week NY 2014.

Sadly, this week the tugboat Crow made its final voyage…to Don Jon (Witte’s) scrap yard.

Tug East Coast looks like she has a fresh coat of paint. Photo: ©John Skelson

Fire Fighter II. Photo: ©John Skelson

Mary Turecamo. Photo: ©John Skelson

MSC Michaela getting underway from Stapleton anchorage. Photo: ©John Skelson

Margaret Moran, Zhen Hua 10 “On the Hip”. Photo: ©John Skelson

Tugs moving Container ship CSVA Loncomilla to Bayonne drydock. Photo: ©John Skelson

Clipper City and Pioneer on overcast “Sunset” cruises. Photo: ©Phyllis Featherstone

Bergen Point. Photo: ©John Skelson

Tug Crow in better days (July 2012). She is now awaiting the cutting torch. Photo: ©John Skelson

That’s all for this week. Thanks to Phyllis Featherstone for the Clipper City photo.

Ed Note: Thank You John Skelson for a bonus week of ship spotting photos – 3 photo-packed posts full! Thanks for sharing your amazing work with all of us!

by John Skelson, for the Working Harbor Committee