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OT wandered over to Liberty park and the waterfront area of the Joisey swampland. She saw a lighter casting off from a refinery pier. As she got closer she make out the name on the stern: Hoftopia #22 and its' homeport: Gulfport, Staten Island.

She hailed the skipper who was giving orders to the deckhands to cast off the last lines and get underway into the Kill Van Kull channel. She asked if he would take her aboard and drop her off on the SI side.

The skipper, whose name was Capt. Brown was about to refuse when he looked closely at the young lady standing on the pier...there was something strangely familiar about her!

Capt. Brown told the deckhands to help OT aboard as they got underway for SI aboard the "Hoftopia #22".....



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