OK, so it’s a barge, but to the eyes of folks from the greater sixth boro, the surprise lies in its prime mover . . . wait for it . . ..

recognize it?


yes, that’s what we see along NE US as the USCG 140′ icebreaker tug. 

As it turns out, two of these 140-footers work with 120′ barges for maintenance of aids to navigation.


Will Van Dorp took these photos from the Michigan St. Bridge in Sturgeon Bay.