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About a hundred of these were built during WW2, and according to this site . . . caveat emptor . .   , about 11 have been recently active, 4 of which in other countries.

Tilly was among a dozen of the DPC tugs built in the Bronx.  Chris Roehrig, a former owner, sends along the next three photos from 1990s.

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Here Chris and John Malik bask in fame after the tug races on 1993.

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The photo below from Harry Thompson has appeared here once before, but I want to include it again.

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Unfortunately, Tilly passed into the wrong hands and currently lies on the bottom not far from Key West, marked by a buoy but not a diving or fishing destination.

 

 

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