Boats

Pictures of all types of boats: aircraft carriers, battleships, cabin cruisers, ferrys, freighters, power launches, rubber rafts, sailboats, skiffs, shrimp boats, sponge boats, trawlers and tug boats and some information about them. 

Withlacoochee Fleet

These are some of the boats anchored on Florida's lower Withlacoochee river between the dam at lake Rousseau and the gulf of Mexico.

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Glider Pilot

This was taken while on a glider ride over central Florida at the Seminole-Lake Gliderport near Clermont, Florida.. A great way to fly but it can get a little warm in the cockpit.

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Glider Tow Plane

We are being towed to altitude before relasing the tow cable. This flight was over central Florida at the Seminole-Lake Gliderport near Clermont, Florida.

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Anclote River Fleet

This is a view down the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

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USS Alabama

The USS Alabama battleship in Mobile, Alabama harbor.

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Ship Repair

One of the many ships that come into the Port of Tampa, Florida for repairs.

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Little Toot and Dad

These two tugboats were tied up to the Leffis Key seawall on the intercoastal side of Longboat Pass in Sarasota County, Florida. Because of the difference in size they reminded me of a parent and a child.

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Waiting For Good Weather

Shrimp boats in the fishing village of Matlaca, Florida.According to Drew Wittman, who used to work on the Apache, it was originally from Michigan.

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Drying Sponges

Sponge boat on an early Sunday morning at the sponge docks in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

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Withlacoochee Fleet BW

These are some of the boats anchored on Florida's lower Withlacoochee river between the dam at lake Rousseau and the gulf of Mexico.

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Drying Sponges BW

Sponge boat on an early Sunday morning at the sponge docks in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

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Wooden Boat Craftmanship

This is a working boatyard in Spanish Point, Florida emulating one that was operated very near there in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

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