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Since he worked for 35 years on the Delaware, Barrel has a lot of photos from there, including Brooklyn McAllister (1986 and McAllister’s first tractor tug),

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Charles Burton (1967 and now painted red, I believe),

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Ensign (1977), and

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of course, Big Daddy (1954).

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All photos from Barrel, whom I thank.

Here were the previous in this series.

The first three photos here come from John “Jed” Jedrlinic, whose previous contributions can be found here.

Coral Coast is a venerable 3000 hp 45-year-old, like some others I know, although they might not see all that horsepower as complimentary.

photo date 8 FEB 2011

photo date 8 FEB 2011

Katherine, same horsepower, is nine years newer.

photo date 8 FEB 2011

photo date 8 FEB 2011

This Michael S is based in Port Canaveral, where Jed took this photo.

photo date 4 MARCH 2011

photo date 4 MARCH 2011

Harry Thompson, whose previous contributions include this one, sent this along of Russell 11 (I believe that’s eleven, not two) compliments of his brother.  Does anyone know Russell 11‘s years of service?

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And the rest of these come from Barrel, who has sent along many others I will share this month.

Tug Bay Hawk dates from 1942.  Thanks to Birk’s site, here’s some info on her.

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Here’s Crowley’s Ensign on the Delaware River, 7200 horsepower.   Here and here are tugster posts of similar Crowley tugs.  In the distance, that looks like a Vane Brothers tug.

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Teresa McAllister, 1961,  was most recently on tugster here.

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And to close out today’s post, it’s Tenacious, now a 55-year-old freshwater tug.

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Many thank to Jed, Harry, and Barrel for these photos.

 

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