Category Archives: Marine Construction

Marine Construction Smith Cove Photos from Anthony Marks

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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. This week Marty visited with Richard Arnold, the last captain of the gill netter … Continue reading

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Marine Railway Repair

 

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Wood and Steel

Wood and Steel The Phyllis A is scheduled to be hauled out On may 2nd Click The Links Below For More Information. Click here for the Phyllis A Facebook Page Click here for the Phyllis A website http://Art-Rocks.org

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Interesting Design Down On Rocky Neck

Down on Rocky Neck- As a fan of the gray shingle with white trim look I dig the simple design.  Can’t really figure out what the over hang is for though.  Kudos to the builder as the construction seems to … Continue reading

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Gloucester Harborwalk Construction Update- Between Fisherman’s Wharf and Lat 43

These photos taken yesterday are from streetside looking toward the harbor between Lat43 and Fisherman’s Wharf.  Below you see photos from 1980 Harbor looking toward these two buildings provided by FOB Frank Ciolino. Thwall o the left in the top … Continue reading

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Harborwalk Construction Update Gloucester MA

The wood they are using for this part of the Harbor Walk is about a dense a material as I’ve ever handled.  the guy pictured here tells me it will outlast all of us.  They wax the ends of the … Continue reading

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GLOUCESTER AT WORK

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Getting Ready for the Vixen! Slide Show From Thom Falzarano

Slide Show From Thom Falzarano

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Diver Teddy Barnes Swings By The Dock To Clear Some Seaweed

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Breaking News!!! Here’s the Official Scoop On The Birdseye Property From Sheree DeLorenzo

Where do you hear it first?  GMG, Natch! Beach Front Gloucester Commercial LLC, a limited liability corporation formed for the purpose of acquiring the Bird’s Eye property located at 47-61 Commercial Street along with 10 Beach Court in Gloucester, Massachusetts, … Continue reading

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100 More Deck Seats at Cruiseport- New Deck Pic

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Barge Work- 10 Degrees Fahrenheit and Still Getting It Done

Hard Core

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Beautiful Industry- Barge Crane Hydraulic Controls

 

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Barge Work At The State Fish Pier

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This Is A Camel

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ARDELLE Week 15

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This Is a Camel

video explanation of it’s use tomorrow

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The Birth of a Schooner

Eleventh generation shipwright, Harold Burnham and the Essex Shipbuilding Museum celebrate the raising of the first frames on the Pinky Schooner ARDELLE.

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You Can’t Mix Residential And Marine Industry- PHOOEYYYY!

Our Grandfather bought this property back in 1953 from the Gorton’s company and my cousin Frank and I bought it from our fathers six years ago.  During that entire time we’ve been surrounded by houses that are directly in front … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Link Belt Marine Crane

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Beautiful Industry- Link Belt Marine Crane Gauges

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Ginormous Tank Hoisted off Gorton’s Roof Video

Captured this the other day.  The tank looked to be as big as a trailer truck. that was one big ass crane here’s some pics- Not sure that old link belt crane could have handled this job( especially considering it … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Link Belt Marine Crane

I could have sat and photographed this beautiful old machine for two hours. Obviously if you know me you know how little time I have but I still managed to get a great video tour of this marine crane and … Continue reading

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GMG SCOOP! SCOOP! From Marty Luster

A crew from the tug CREOLE MISS, owned and operated by Riverside and Pickering Marine Contractors of Eliot Maine, today successfully removed the bell buoy that washed up on Coffins Beach in March. The work began at 11AM and the … Continue reading

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