Category Archives: Marine Construction

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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Copper Paint Factory – Restoration Progress

The work has started, A quick walk through indicated the progress. An environmental barrier in the water, the walk-thru has been removed; paint scraping has started in one room, and dismantling of old interior walls. Some photos show the bright … Continue reading

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Joey’s tatoo

Rainy Sunday so working on a design. Using the lobster as a base I’ve added a few things. For one, the lobster should be cooked. And then to stir the controversy, I’ve added Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise. Bring out the Hellmann’s … Continue reading

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First Pictures- The GDF Suez Cape Ann

Here are the first pictures of the GDF Suez Cape Ann direct from South Korea- Joe McKechnie a great fan of the blog writes in- Joey :  This was supposed to be a surprise, but I noted in today’s GDTs, … Continue reading

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STERN RULES!

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Danger Rocks!

For more Information on the Gloucester Marine Railways Click on the Link below http://www.gloucestermarinerailways.com/ http://www.FrontieroGallery.com  

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Rust Never Sleeps

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Steam Ship Refit?

I don’t know much about Ships, but I can tell a refitting when I see it. The Isles of Shoals Steam Ship Co. looks to be going Green. They’re adding masts and a Bowsprite to The Thomas Laihgton Here are … Continue reading

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A Unicorn under repair

The STV UNICORN, High and Dry A wise man never plays leapfrog with a unicorn. – Tibetan proverb Visit the STV Unicorn Website for more Info click below http://www.tallshipunicorn.com/index.html

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Marine Construction-Sheet Pilings On the Essex Causeway

Not all pilings serve the same purpose.  Shown below is sheet piling.  They are driven into the shore vertically to create bulkheads.  Marine Construction-Sheet Pilings On the Essex Causeway, originally uploaded by captjoe06. The neat thing about sheet pilings to me … Continue reading

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