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This post gets dedicated to a site I recently discovered called Oil-electric.  I’ve just added them to my blogroll.  Connections with Robert McDonald of Oil-electric were made with the carfloat post I did with Paul Strubeck a few days back.

Yup . . . it’s time for another set of random tugs.  Allen Baker sends along these shots of the brand spanking new Dublin Sea with DBL 185 that lists port of registry as Seattle.  Dublin Sea left its builders–Marinette Marine— in Marinette, Wisconsin in early November 2009.

If you’re traveling from the Great Lakes, where Dublin Sea was built, to the Pacific Northwest with such a unit, you need to go east to get west.

Also from Allen, Ross Sea (ex-Normandy).

And since this set is called random, here are two fotos from a few weeks back taken on the Delaware in Philadelphia:  Lucky D and


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