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Friday, April 27, 2007


Any rag boat fans, the schooner, Alabama is here tied up at the east face of Straight Wharf. I went down at noon time to have a look see. Not sure why she's here and she didn't appear to have any sails. Here are a couple more pictures-

Click here for info on the Alabama

The little western rigged sea scalloper, Donna Marie was tied up at the Town Pier today. I spotted her working off Sankaty yesterday.

Today was the day the new Children's Beach boat ramp was supposed to be completed. They have a ways to go. The finger piers along each side of the ramp are not finished and the bulkhead on the south side of the ramp is not completed. The ramp is open which is good news. Here's the crew working on the bulkhead today-

George Riethof e-mailed me a link to some pictures he shot from his airplane the other day. It shows the hundreds of coir bags from the man made bluff that collapsed at Sankaty last week littering the beach at Surfside and Nobadeer. Thanks for the pictures, George!

Click here for George's Pictures

Click on the picture below.
Nantucket Waterfront News

Click here for a picture of the dragger, Lady Of Grace which was raised off the ocean bottom this week

Coast Guard press release regarding the above Lady Of Grace photo

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