The following images were all taken near the same location, ~38.0958813941648/122.25779861212:

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Sunrise after we spent the night on the LCS-102 gunship at Mare Island
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Galli Basson, Bo Barns (in back) and Laura Ayers prepare to launch from the LCS-102 gunship at Mare Island
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Bo Barns launches the hard way from the LCS-102 gunship at Mare Island
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Dennis (Woody) Holton shows a harder way to launch from the LCS-102 gunship at Mare Island
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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But then Woody launches the easy way after all
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Most of the Sojourners in front of the LCS-102 gunship
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Our host Gordon Stutrud on the LCS-102 gunship
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Most of the Sojourners in front of the LCS-102 gunship
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Don Fleming came to greet us as we paddled under the Mare Island bridge
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Paddling under a power tower on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Jackie Mendiola in the calm water of the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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We explored the wreck of a destroyer on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Woody waves from behind the wreck of a destroyer on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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We explored the wreck of a destroyer on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Fran Sticha behind the wreck of a destroyer on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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We explored the wreck of a destroyer on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Stopped for a break on the Napa River
Taken on 10/2/2012 .
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Micro beaches near Lone Tree
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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Sojourners on the bluff above Lone Tree Beach
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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All our kayaks at Lone Tree Beach for lunch
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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The lone tree at Lone Tree Beach
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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A submarine conning tower at Mare Island
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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A mouse crawled into Andrea Wolf's clothing and died!
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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Paul Nixon aims the big gun on the LCS-102
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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Bo Barnes aims the big gun on the LCS-102
Taken on 10/1/2012 .
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Rounding the corner into the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Herb Howe rounding the corner into the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Rounding the corner into the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Ken Mannsheardt and Fran Sticha stop after crossing the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Don Fleming proudly oversees the end of the Sojourn 2011
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Dick Ryon celebrates the end of the Sojourn 2011
Taken on 10/20/2011 .
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Breakfast at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Interperative Specialist Tim at Eckley Park told us the local history
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Much of the shoreline here is old bricks from brickworks
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Trains when by noisily all day and night at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Peny Wells paddles towards Martinez
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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We stop at the bar in Port Costa to pay our respects to the polar bear
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Paul Nixon packed his boat up and took it home on the train
Taken on 10/9/2010 .
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Sojourners landed at Lone Tree Pont for a break
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Fran Sticha watching a train pass by Lone Tree Point
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Beach birds hanging out on an old pier
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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The bow of a big oil tanker in Carquinez Strait
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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We land at the dock to have lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Fran Sticha at lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Bo Barnes at lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Paul Nixon at lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Sojourners at lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Don Fleming at lunch at The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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The top of a sunken ship near The Nantuket restaurant
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Going under the new Carquinez Bridge
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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The C&H sugar building seems to still be in operation
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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This conveyor has moving parts that they let hang down into the corrosive salt water!
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Don Fleming at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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We had permission to camp overnight at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Don Fleming lived nearby and sent home instead of camping
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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A small brick building still stands at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Sitting around the candle flames at Eckley Park
Taken on 10/8/2010 .
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Herb Howe, Doug Hamilton, Andrea Wolf and Don Fleming at Brinks Marina
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Don Fleming on the Napa River
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Osprey nest on the Napa River
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Don Fleming and Kate DesLauriers on the Napa River
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Herb Howe exiting the Napa River and entering the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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BASKers starting up the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Kayak sails going up the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Kate DesLauriers and her new WindPaddle sail going up the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Herb Howe sailing up the Carquinez Strait
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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BASKers landed for a stop at Port Costa
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Don Fleming on the beach at Port Costa
Taken on 4/5/2008 .
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Don Fleming and Fred Cooper launching at Brinkmans Marina
Taken on 2/16/2008 .
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The Carquinez Bridge does have an engineering elligance to it.
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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Allthough not one of the Bay Areas most attractive bridges, the Carquinez Bridg
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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We discovered that a kayaker can paddle inside the central pylon that holds up
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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Allthough not one of the Bay Areas most attractive bridges, the Carquinez Bridg
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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We discovered that a kayaker can paddle inside the central pylon that holds up
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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Allthough not one of the Bay Areas most attractive bridges, the Carquinez Bridg
Taken on 11/8/1998 .
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Port Costa Landing
Taken on 6/21/1997 .
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Up Carquinez Strait
Taken on 6/21/1997 .
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Sugar Plant
Taken on 6/21/1997 .
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Across Carquinez
Taken on 6/21/1997 .
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Launching from Vallejo
Taken on 6/21/1997 .
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Dad plowing over the ferry boat wake
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Sandy Beach houses up close
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Approaching Sandy Beach again
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Pelican on old bulkhead
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Approaching Sandy Beach from afar
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Pier Swallow nests on Mare Island pier
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Pier Swallows under Mare Island Pier
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Grafiti on Mare Island pier: "USN Never Again"
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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The breakwater at the end of Mare Island
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Dad looking across the Carquines Strait
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Dad in my kayak with Mare Island behind him
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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Dad starting out from under a Sandy Beach house
Taken on 5/23/1996 .
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