Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bonjour et Enchante, Monge

Monge A601, a French radar ship has been docked in the Reserve Channel all week. This is a vessel that won’t be easily confused with a cruise ship (despite being docked near the cruise port) as most cruise ships don’t … Continue reading

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Historical place of the week: Nathaniel Bowditch house in Salem

Few places along the greater Boston coastline are as significant in Nautical History as Salem. Said to once be the sixth largest city in the world (late 1700s), the city was a major shipping port with a large, well protected … Continue reading

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Sunrise over Minot Light

This morning’s clear skies to the east made for a good sunrise photo opportunity. The subject was Minot Light and the rocks off Black Rock Beach in Cohasset. From this location, Minot Light is almost due East, as is the … Continue reading

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Squantum: Nickerson Park, Chappell Rock and Moswetuset Hummock

A view of Chappell Rock on an overcast day, with a view of the city in the background: The area of¬†Northwestern Quincy known as Squantum is a marshy peninsula separating the Neponset River from Quincy Bay. It derives its name … Continue reading

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Boston harbor and skyline as seen from the top of Blue Hill

The city of Boston as seen from the summit of Great Blue Hill. Click to Enlarge: Just over ten miles South of downtown Boston lies Blue Hills, a park comprising 7,000 acres of rolling hills. At 635 feet, the tallest … Continue reading

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