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SCI-FI HARBOUR…

I was in Seattle yesterday for regular visit to my dentist, whose office is in the Pike Place Market… enjoying visiting favorite haunts on a rare afternoon in my old city neighborhood, including the very urban Steinbrenner Monument Park, which presents views over layers of concrete infrastructure & roadways out over Elliot Bay.  Today I watched a rather stately dance of curious vessels, if such having more superstructure than actual hull can thus be called…

The dome shaped one we had seen moored deeper inside the harbor for some weeks, so I was pleased to be present with my camera on the very day it seemed to be leaving port for what must be presumed a more strategic place for its electronic visage…

From up the Sound came a floating erection to match & contrast its form… which now could only be viewed as bulbously feminine.

These two were obviously designed to do something else in the water than to carry cargo. The dome would seem to be something to do with radar or communication…

The other looks like a drilling rig of some kind…
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As it became obvious they were going to be meeting in the middle of Elliot Bay for some curious tryst a number of watchers gathered with me to make photographs.

While I only imagined their stylized conjunction, even a ferry & another barge seemed scheduled to celebrate this watery nuptial…