I don’t know when the first Vane Brothers tug came through the sixth boro, but I posted fotos of the first ones on this blog in September 2007, when Patapsco participated in the Hudson river tug race, here and here. Now some days, it seems that half the tugs in the sixth boro have the black V superimposed on the green ribbon. Like the 3000 hp Sassafras, or
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.
Tomorrow I’ll share fotos of the shipping line that dominated the sixth boro on Monday afternoon. Any guesses?
Unrelated: For a recent Vancouver Sun article on the outlook for towing operators on the West coast, click here.
Below . . . bonus foto from 2007 tug race showing how much water Patapsco can push.