Sailing To New York City

Motoring Through New York Harbor (continued)

Pilgrim motoring northward with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background.  

We could see the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from many miles away, so it took over two hours of motoring to finally reach the bridge. Unfortunately, due to the very hazy sky, the bridge didn't look that dramatic and my pictures didn't come out very well.

As we were motoring northbound, the tug Cheyenne passed us motoring southbound. You can see the Coney Island shoreline in the background. Cheyenne hails from Albany, NY, and is 83.7 feet long, 25.1 feet wide, has an 1,800 hp engine, and was built in 1965 in Brooklyn.  

The container ship Manhattan Bridge passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, heading southbound. Manhattan Bridge is 797 feet long, 106 feet wide, displaces 42,394 tons, and was built in 1987. I altered the colors in this picture quite a bit, since it was a telephoto shot and the original picture came out looking very blue due to the haze.  

Pilgrim approaching the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  

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