Delaware River Pilots - 2013

published

Region: Delaware, USA
Categories:
Experiences

Found on YouTube. Created by "chickenparm".

A story I shot on the Delaware river pilots, very cool people who have a very important job. Every cargo ship that has to get anywhere up the Delaware River gets a pilot delivered to it while in the Delaware Bay, who guides it up through the narrow shoals

Pilots' Association For The Bay & River Delaware

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