Had to remove the trolling motor off the barge so had the idea of using Mr Darby in the stern.
No notch yet but it should be easy enough to make.
Some spring lines are also in order.
Pushing works pretty slick actually.
Love the summertime weather.
Picked up a gps from my nephew. Speed over ground is an easy 2 mph with a bit more throttle if needed.
As many of you know I occasionally go down to the American Merchant Marine Museum on the campus of the US Merchant Marine Academy @ Kings Point
and repair some of there ship model collection.
Not an easy job when your own shop is 400 miles away.
Anyway. Here is some of what take place there.
I keep pretty good track of vessel traffic as well. time permitting of course....Continue Reading