Project journals

Pat Trotter

July 19, 2021

Concentrated on faces today while they were unloading from the Elizabeth – but caught some interesting background as well if you look closely at Captain Chris Buttocovla’s picture and what is behind it. I also caught an interesting reflection of the fishing boats in the dock on the sunglasses of

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July 17, 2021

I headed down to the docks this morning but again it was pretty quiet. The Relentless was ready to go out but hadn’t left the dock by the time I left. After taking a break I went back down to the inlet as the wife of one of the crew

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July 16, 2021

Another fairly quiet day at Viking Village. The day boats had returned so it was a little less empty. The huge Army Corps of Engineers dredge that has been working in the Barnegat Inlet pulled up to the dock this morning. It is amazing how big these dredges are! There

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July 15, 2021

This was a very quiet day at the docks – most of the day boats were out as were several of the trip boats. The Kathy Ann was back in port packing out their catch of scallops. Captain Cory Karch had his son with him but the little fellow was

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July 7, 2021

Today was another quiet day at the docks, no boats coming in and little activity on the boats in port. It was hot and one of the crew decided to take a dive off of the bow of the Ms Manya – great fun! As you can see from the

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July 4, 2021

After a week in D.C. it was good to get back to the docks this morning. It was fairly quiet – they were packing out the Relentless which had come in the day prior. Looks like the boats going out for tuna and sword will wait until the full moon

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