Saturday, January 28, 2012

Spruceglen underway

1 and 2 the ship's new red paint brightens up considerably in direct sunlight.

Spruceglen went to anchor in Bedford Basin yesterday, in a cold move. The tug Atlantic Willow stood by until the ship fired up her main engine. (Ships are required to have the use of their engines while at anchor.)

After spending a stormy night she got underway late this afternoon, and carried out a compass swing, with the tug Gulf Spray standing by to take the adjustor off. (The same tug had been providing a regular shuttle service to the ship during its time at anchor.)

By late afternoon, just as the sun was about to go down, the ship made for the Narrows and headed to sea.

The Port of Quebec website shows her arriving there January 30. I wonder how her new paint will look after she passes through some ice en route?


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