Bowsprite: A New York Harbor Sketchbook

it is balloooooon!

Posted in Uncategorized by bowsprite on 2012/09/09

oh my goodness. I really sat through this: F Troop.

A more scholarly link here

These navy airships have flown over NYHarbor. Spotted by Tugster this year on 11th June, above Sputyen Duyvil, Hudson River, betwixt Manhattan and da Bronx:

And, a parade of commercial ones, spotted by Control Geek just last week…

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  1. Rigmor Lisbeth said, on 2012/09/09 at 09:30

    A Baloooooon – ti hi :-D US navy in the air ! But where is Mimi on your drawing ?!

  2. eastriver said, on 2012/09/09 at 11:49

    You saw this?

    http://gothamist.com/2012/09/06/theres_a_blimp_parade_over_nyc_righ.php#photo-5

    (Agarn is my hero…)

  3. Michael said, on 2012/09/09 at 20:25

    Dirigibility should be a word.

  4. mageb said, on 2012/09/10 at 08:36

    Sound the alarm. LOL And the hangers for these airships are massive and contain their own weather.

  5. Ken said, on 2012/09/11 at 23:44

    Your title made me think of this:

  6. mageb said, on 2012/09/13 at 15:58

    Oh, delightful. Oh what wonderful links and additiontions….and Ken is to be blessed for his deep commentary on Ballooning via YouTube. Both G and I were delighted.. A note too, oh hurrah. :)

  7. Bill Whalen said, on 2012/09/13 at 16:28

    Balloon p[ilots (er….aviators) have the coolest insignia (after submarine dolphins, that is…):

    http://www.vanguardmil.com/images/medium/00000002180150_MED.jpg


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