Tag Archives: tugboats

I’ve been trying folks

  Well I’ve been really trying to write more lately, it just isn’t happening though folks. It’s probably a combination of a lot of things, call it blogger’s fatigue, a lack of real excitement for work some days, and just … Continue reading

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Photo of the week, 05-11-17

“Sassafras westbound at sunken meadow for the gate, light one alongside, Sassafras”

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The Mark

The mark of experience, a certain kind of experience, that’s what the rust on the rails of a tug tween the quarter bitts and texas bar represents. I tend to agree with, as a mentor once told me, “A tugboat … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 03-04-17

Yet another one of my offices, in black and white.

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On the Wire

It’s been a busy few weeks to start the new year, both at home and afloat. On the tugboat front we’ve put some miles under the keel in the last two weeks; roughly 2,000 to be specific. After nearly a … Continue reading

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Photos Of The Week 08-16-16

Some photos from the past hitch, and some from bouncing around on boats closer to home during my off rotation.

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Fort McHenry

The latest in a line of 3000 HP¬†Sassafras class tugboats was recently delivered to Vane Brothers in New York. I was lucky enough to have a good vantage point for the first time she was put to work, were the … Continue reading

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