Tag Archives: Bill O’Connor

‘Stock the Tank’ Exhibit at Maritime Gloucester From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, The ‘Stock the Tank’ Collography exhibit at Maritime Gloucester is closing on Monday, and I would encourage people to go see it before it’s gone! It’s a pretty cool exhibit that was created by Camilla McFayden with help … Continue reading

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Crab Larvae From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, We were catching jelly fish Sunday and found this little creature swimming near the surface of the water. It’s some sort of crab larvae, and the strangest thing about it was the way it swam. It used its … Continue reading

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Yo, If any of you twitter folks out there don’t know it, Maritime Gloucester Has a Twitter Account.

Someone asked me for a couple of the must do things in G Town and I replied a sunset cruise on The Lannon, A Visit To Maritime Gloucester, The Cape Ann Museum and a mudiga steak bomb sandwich at Virgilios. … Continue reading

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Video- When the catch becomes the bait….

Forwarded by Bill O’Connor Enjoy! ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Boy Meets Seal From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I was fortunate enough to witness this encounter that a boy had with a baby seal in Wonson Cove today.  I’m not sure who had the bigger smile when it was over, but they were both very happy!  … Continue reading

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Nice Flotsam! From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, This floated into the cove (the tube is sealed) and it seems like an expensive piece of something.  It’s made of stainless and I was thinking it might be a stern ladder.  Can you post the photo to … Continue reading

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Double Rainbow fades to Bright Single Rainbow From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, After the storms rolled through tonight (June 22, 2012), a double rainbow  formed over Hawthorne Point that was only partially visible from my perspective.  The cool thing about it was that as the double faded, the single inner … Continue reading

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Barred Owlet at Ravenswood From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, We had a nice walk through Ravenswood Park this past Sunday, and even though it was pretty wet, we still had a great time!  We were fortunate enough to see the barred owlet perched on the edge of … Continue reading

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Weak Eye from Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I had to change some chains for our docks recently and was mortified when I dug up the stem of one of the 150lb. mushroom anchors that hold them in place to find this.  I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading

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Thomas Laighton on the Rails From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, The Thomas Laighton was on the rails the other day and I was fortunate to be around to take this shot.  She’s owned by the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company out of Portsmouth, NH.  Apparently she is a … Continue reading

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Ravenswood Woodpecker From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, My son and I took a walk through The Trustees of Reservations’ Ravenswood Park today and we came across this woodpecker that was eating the snow.  I thought it was pretty funny because I’ve never seen this behavior … Continue reading

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Rare Bird Sighting Bird In Danger- from Bill O’Connor

Hey Joey, On New Year’s Eve I was headed over to Horizon Chinese Restaurant to pick up our New Year’s Eve feast, when I came across this bird literally standing in the middle of the road.  I almost ran it … Continue reading

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Up the Creek From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I was in Essex today and stopped by the Essex Shipbuilding Museum to take a few pictures and noticed the Ardelle at Harold Burnham’s on the low tide mud. Lewis H. Story was on her starboard. Enjoy! ~Bill … Continue reading

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The dangers of surfing an kayaking! from Bill O’Connor

Hey Joey, These folks never saw this coming! Thanks, ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Wingin’ It

Hi Joey, Nice day for windsurfing!  This guy was sailing from Niles Beach across the outer harbor. Enjoy! ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Video- Seven Seas Navigator Depature Timelapse From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I took this time lapse of the Seven Seas Navigator leaving port just after dusk, and thought it might be fun enough to share!  I forgot to lock the auto focus, which is why it gets blurry at … Continue reading

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Washington Street’s Savour Fire Photos From Bill O’Connor

Bill writes- Hi Joey, Last night when I went out side, I could smell fire.  The wind was blowing from the North so I knew something was up downtown.  I drove over to the Paint Factory and from my point … Continue reading

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