After the fourth

The fifth of July arrived with little fanfare, pleasant temperatures and periodic rain. The small cruise ship Insignia arrived from Europe, loaded passengers and headed off for Bermuda in the evening with some assistance from JRT Moran.

Cruise ship Insignia heads for Bermuda with JRT Moran helping on the stern

The offshore supply vessel HOS Browning has remained anchored off 72nd Street since Friday. As we discussed in Friday’s post, the vessel is involved in drilling for an offshore wind project in the New York Bight.

HOS Browning at anchor

Coeymans Marine Towing’s Mister Jim came through pushing a load of large rocks and sporting a new gray paint job in place of the old red and white livery.

Mister Jim pushing rocks with a new paint job
J. Arnold Witte was moving the other direction, passing the Browning with an empty hopper
DEP’s Red Hook sludge tanker passing the Browning
Timothy Reinauer ATB returning empty from Albany and heading for the Upper Bay
On July 4, NYPD airships got ready for the celebrations to begin
One power boater’s July 4 excursion ended with a tow

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