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re: Barge Operator might have some questions to answer - CaptN
241 posts and I now have a serial down voter... I feel blessed......
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re: Barge Operator might have some questions to answer - CaptN
[quote]Hope they have good insurance. That bridge is gonna be down for a while and the repair is not going to be cheap[/quote] Jones Act limits lawsuit to value of the boat unless gross negligence can be proven. Kristin Alexis was built in 1978. ...
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re: Barge Operator might have some questions to answer - CaptN
From a closed Facebook group on Towboating. They have video of the boat rolling and sinking. Also video of the AIS feed showing the Kristan Alexis allision. Like the OT with general news, this site has marine news in minutes. Everyone has a cell phone camera now....
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re: Barge Operator might have some questions to answer - CaptN
They also had a boat sink at St John fleet this week. The Miss Roslyn. ...
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re: How do tractor beams work? - CaptN
[quote]I always thought it was tracker beam. At least that makes sense. [/quote] A tractor beam. Attractor Beam. Attract. To pull to or draw towards oneself....
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re: Sunshine Bridge is closed - CaptN
AIS shows 3.7 knots N/B. Alternate span has lower clearance. Lucky they were not S/B as high as the river is now....
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re: Sunshine Bridge is closed - CaptN
Not announced, but I believe it was a Marquette boat. The Kristin Alexis. Pushing the barge Mr Ervin. One of the cranes they use to unload ships. I would guess over a month for repairs....
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re: The homeless encampment under the expressway in NOLA is out of control. - CaptN
Two words. Soylent Green....
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re: Stores in Oklahoma running out of beer - CaptN
[quote]and in Oklahoma... stores that can sell >3.2% ABV drinks can't sell it below room temperature [/quote] That's why you carry a CO2 fire extinguisher....
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re: what are your favorite old timey sayings - CaptN
Old country times. Sears and Roebuck catalog or corncob to wipe your ass. If you had things good, you were 'shittin in high cotton'....
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re: Who is the richest person you know and what do they do? - CaptN
[quote]Where is that property located?[/quote] Gheens. Largest privately owned preserve. [link=(http://goldenranch.com/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Who is the richest person you know and what do they do? - CaptN
Benny Cenac. Sold Cenac Towing to Enterprise for around $750 million. Owns Golden Ranch. 58000 acres. Largest privately held property in Louisiana. ...
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
A lot of boats closing their water tight doors now that previously let it slide. In the queue at Calcasieu Locks. 0530 comes early. Already in the rack. G'nite all....
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
I was shoved into the hill below Star Fleet when the Natalie Jean sank in March. She went down in seconds. The current was so fast we had debris floating past us two minutes later....
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
Hopefully. It's been 15 hrs though....
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
CSS Richmond...
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
Not yet. Word is he was wearing a life vest, but not properly secured. Slipped through it....
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re: LNST - It's Good To Be Back - CaptN
[quote]what company had a guy go overboard at mm 183 today[/quote] I heard Carline....
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re: Working with your S/O - CaptN
[quote]My wife works PRN sometimes where I work. [/quote] My wife does PRON... FIFY...
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re: At what age did you start to consider yourself old? - CaptN
I've been a captain with the same company for thirty years. New deckhand on the boat wasn't born when I made my ten year anniversary....
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