Here’s an index to previous posts with this theme.  But truth be told, technology has no nationality.  Click here and scroll through for the last vessel, a Dutch tug vessel that for a time worked in the Chesapeake.  Here she was last week, all decked out and doing a tour in connection with a Maassluis’ tugboat festival.

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Elbe restored to her 1959 glory

Enjoy these details, as well.

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Engine room console and

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engines.

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Radio room (Thanks for the info,  Jan)

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Tugboat (Oops!  As was Elbe/Maryland.  Thx to Peter for catching this.) pilot boat Rigel dates from 1949;

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Dock Yard V . . . from 1942.

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And just to keep a hint of truckster alive from one April 1st to another, check out these two American beauties . . . living a well-kept expatriate existence.

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Dodge?  Year?

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DeSoto but what year?  I love the hood lines.

Many thanks to Freek Koning via Fred Trooster for these photos. Freek, a few years ago, asked me to try to discover the disposition of this former Royal Dutch Navy tugboat.