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A barge named Fight Fanconi Anemia

Fanconi Anemia is a rare genetic disease that causes bone marrow failure and affects the development of healthy blood cells.

Harley Marine sought to bring awareness to this rare genetic disorder and to honor those who have fought or are still fighting the disease, by naming the barge Fight Fanconi Anemia.

Because, you know, Champer Shipping of Britich Columbia lists an Oil Spill Response page, and people  give their boats all kinds of crazy names, like Fight Fanconi Anemia.

So, there you have it, people at Harley Marine. You have succeeded in raising awareness that this disease exists.  May there some day be a cure for it!

Yeah, I totally don't even remember what I was looking for when I found myself on that OSR page, just enjoying seeing what people name their vessels. I mean, there's Fuji Galaxy, Katagalan Wisdom III, Red Cosmos, and World Harmony among others.  (It begs the question what happened to Katagalan Wisdom I and II?)

As best I can sort out, Fight Fanconi Anemia looks something like this (which is the barge Fight ALS, I think. I don't know, I've never tried to learn about Articulated Tug and Barge units before ;-)


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