Vessel offered for sale “As is, Where is”:
Atlantis (Chandris Lines) berthed Hamilton Bermuda, or Maybe Nassau, Jan. 1972. I took the picture while on a cadet training cruise to the Caribbean aboard the TS Bay State which is berthed astern of the liner.
Built in 1944 as the WWII transport General W. P. Richardson she went through a few re-builds and many names before she was scrapped in 2004 after a 60 year career.
Cruise ship Radiance of the Seas prepares to disembark her pilot in Egmont channel as she departs Tampa 30 April 2011. I took the picture from the last ship I worked on before retiring; the Delaware Trader, which was shuttling between the Miss. river and Tampa.
Houston Ship Channel, Spring 1978. Sabine tanker “Trinity”, with “Gulfdeer” astern. Both were WWII T-2’s that had been enlarged. Picture taken while sailing on the “Mobil Lube” as 2/M. Below is a photo taken from the “Mobil Lube” inbound passing the outbound “Gulfdeer” at the entrance of Galveston channel at a later date.
There are a few ATBs in Europe as well:
Taken December 19, 2009, a series of pictures taken of the bulk carrier PEMI as she drops the river pilot and takes on the bar pilot as she approaches Southwest Pass.
Hooking up tow:
Hard working Cook!!
My first ship. (Febr. - April 1959) as Trainee:
Her present activity:
Come for a climb of the Main Mast:
Been there, done that. (Minus the safety harness) NEVER AGAIN.
From Maasmond Newsclipping yesterday:
Heavy lift mode to pipelay mode and back to heavy lift – versatility is key! Straight from the successful completion of pipelay duties on the Energinet project, PIONEERING SPIRIT made a short stop in Kristiansand to prepare for a busy summer of lift commitments. The world’s largest construction vessel has multiple platform removal and installation jobs lined up, including her first in the offshore wind energy sector. Over the next couple of months, she’ll transfer, install, remove and deliver structures to locations in the North and Irish Sea and Atlantic Ocean:
She is the ex Western Neptune belonging to Western GECO, Houston, a Schlumberger company:
Offshore Marine Contractors (OMC) assisted Borr Drilling to relocate the high spec MODU BORR RAN from Sheerness to the port of Great Yarmouth, both located in the United Kingdom. The 3-legged jack-up rig was maneuvered out of the port of Sheerness in the afternoon of the 18th of May by the FAIRPLAY 31, EN AVANT 10 and MULTRATUG 19.Transit to Sheerness and the tight harbour entry in Great Yarmouth was effectively and safely completed, with the Borr Ran alongside the quay in Great Yarmouth in the early hours of the 20th of May. OMC Towmasters offshore managed the rig move in close cooperation with the Borr Drilling crew on board the Ran. Photo : crew Fairplay 31.
Those were the days:
Here is one I worked on. Twin 5 cylinder Doxfords. First called to New Zealand in 1948 under Federal Line.
No beauty this one: