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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Fuel Tanker, Great Gull

The fuel tanker, Great Gull, is here off-loading product. She is moored at the fuel dock in the Boat Basin. All of our auto gas and home heating oil comes to Nantucket via this vessel. I remember years ago all of our fuel was barged here towed by a tug. Every time you see the Great Gull here, you know the next day or so the price of fuel will go up.

Here are a few pictures I took late this afternoon of the Great Gull-