Bowsprite: A New York Harbor Sketchbook

kvk picnic

Rendezvous with Tugster on a cloudy day to shipspot on the KVK.
Tugster: “Can you read what the name of that tanker is?”
I could, but I liked his version better.

icebabeIce Base (2008)

Type: oil tanker, double hull
Flag: Cyprus
Built by: STX Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Pusan, South Korea
Length:      228 m / 748 ft
Breadth:    32.2 m / 105.6 ft
Depth:       19.1 m / 62.7 ft

orangewave

Orange Wave (1993)

Type: juice tanker
Flag: Monrovia
Built by: Sterkoder Shipbuilding A/S – Kristiansund, Norway
Length:    157 m / 515 ft
Breadth:  26 m / 85.3 ft
Depth:     6.6 m / 21.7 ft
DWT: 16.700 tons

Need a ship identified? call Tugster. Need a photo of a ship? Need information on a ship? call him! Among what he can dig up:

Orange Sun, Orange Blossom, Orange Star, Orange sterns, Orange othersOrange you glad we have Tugster?

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  1. Buck said, on 2009/09/25 at 09:49

    And perhaps we could consider Tugster a Will(em) of Orange?

  2. Pat said, on 2009/09/25 at 12:25

    Much better a king than an orange-a-tan, which might be what you get from a defective tanning booth?

  3. [...] actually happened;  watch the photographic evidence.  Before working this week one day, I had a rendezvous with Bowsprite along the KVK for spotting ships.  Like many folk especially along the sixth boro, Bowsprite and I can [...]

  4. Mage B said, on 2009/09/26 at 11:08

    He’s certainly seeing things, but I believe.

    Water in a ziplock? What a great idea. And the ship info? Lloyds? Or what? Thank you.

  5. Distance « tugster: a waterblog said, on 2009/10/03 at 10:55

    [...] love of seeing process . .  especially with artistic creation, as was the case a spell back with bowsprite///tugster gallivant on the KVK as well as the graphic on this site: Cape Ann Painter, which I just [...]

  6. Mage B said, on 2009/10/07 at 09:51

    OK, here I am back in September and now worrying about you. The last entry seems to have vanished into the KVK. Hugs,,,,,,,,,,

  7. capeannpainter said, on 2009/10/07 at 17:05

    Great Blog! Great Art! and I’m Learning a lot. Thanks

  8. so said, on 2009/10/11 at 23:03

    bowsprite-
    funny, it looks like you are digging through my blog right now
    very nice
    i had fun digging through yours too
    peace
    so

  9. [...] Moran‘s  raised wheelhouse.  Piney branches.  I like it.  And I’m thrilled to see Ice Babe Base back in [...]


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