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Casting Off

Photo: Preparing to cast off The mail in hand, captain and crew prepare to cast off from the seawall to make a water-born delivery to a passing vessel. The mailboat is moored along the seawall, without benefit of any breakwater. This makes for a rough mooring on some days, as passing boat wakes can really get the ol' boat rocking.

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