Boston Harbor

Boston Harbor

By - 6/30/15 - 7:54 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Eric Ballard watched the sun come up over the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion and Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 6/24/15 - 8:36 pm
Bird on a light in Boston Harbor

Spotted this small seabird today on the harbor side of the North Washington Street bridge. Anybody know what kind of bird it is?

By - 6/24/15 - 6:19 pm

A passenger on board Benjamin Urbelis's Naut Guilty on May 30 was arraigned today on charges he negligently started the boat up while Urbelis was in the water - and destroyed evidence that might have been related to the way he allegedly steered the boat right at a woman in the water, slicing her arm off. Read more.

By - 6/22/15 - 9:01 am
Early morning fog at the waterfront

AC Cuneo reports that getting up early has its advantages sometimes, such as seeing this morning's fog on the waterfront.

By - 6/21/15 - 5:18 pm
Fog over Boston Harbor islands

Eileen Murphy spent some time today watching the fast changing weather over Boston Harbor. One moment fog, then the skies brightened: Read more.

By - 6/18/15 - 10:48 pm
Naut Guilty

The Naut Guilty in boat jail in Charlestown. Photo by Melissa K. Palardy.

Benjamin Urbelis isn't waiting for the state court system to decide whether he's criminally liable for a passenger on his boat having her arm sliced off: He's filed a request in federal court that seeks to have a judge limit his civil liabilities should he get sued.

In a request filed in US District Court in Boston, Urbelis takes advantage of the fact that federal admiralty law, which can limit a ship owner's civil liabilities, covers craft in navigable waters, such as Boston Harbor. In his request , he asserts he's not to blame for the arm loss and injuries other passengers on his Naut Guilty "may have sustained" and so a judge should rule he either has no civil liability or, if he does, that liability is limited to the worth of the boat.

By - 6/17/15 - 8:15 am
A tall ship docked at Pier 4 in Boston

Manu got a close-up look at the Juan Sebastián Elcano, a Spanish tall ship docked at Pier 4.

By - 6/10/15 - 4:03 pm
Jellyfish in Boston Harbor

Moon jellyfish are flooding Boston Harbor, moving with the tides and occasionally puffing themselves into balloon-like shapes to pulse themselves a few inches forward at a time. The large rings are their reproductive organs.

Where did all these jellyfish come from?

By - 6/3/15 - 8:13 am
Chairs on Georges Island

Once upon a time, before the rains came, like last week, Photographynatalia visited Georges Island in Boston Harbor.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 6/1/15 - 12:23 pm

Benjamin Urbelis, 33, of Charlestown, had bail set at $75,000 at his arraignment today on charges of operating a boat while under the influence causing serious bodily injury, negligent operation of a boat and operating a motorboat without a legally required identification number, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/31/15 - 8:39 am

The Herald reports on an incident last night involving a woman who fell overboard, the boat's propeller and the allegedly drunken operator of the boat, the 29-foot Naut Guilty.

The Coast Guard reports the woman fell around 7:40 p.m. off Spectacle Island. She was transported to Mass. General.

By - 5/25/15 - 9:07 pm

WCVB reports the Navy's Blue Angels will fly over Boston Harbor twice around noon.

By - 5/2/15 - 12:30 am

Shortly after midnight. Arriving firefighters fairly quickly got him out of the water and into a boat, to await EMTs - who also had to help a firefighter injured in the rescue effort.

By - 4/25/15 - 6:15 am
Zakim Bridge as seen from Lovejoy Wharf

On Thursday, Greg MacKay took what he thinks might be the first night photograph of the Zakim Bridge from the newly re-opened Lovejoy Wharf.

Copyright Greg MacKay. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 4/19/15 - 7:53 am
Orange sunset over Boston Harbor

Dan Santry watched the sunset from Deer Island yesterday.

By - 4/17/15 - 7:26 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the walkway under the North End side of the bridge has reopened, after several years of being closed.

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