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Let’s pick it up in Toledo, OH and the century-old GL tug Mississippi.

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“Dieselized” 41 years after its launch, it still steers with a brass tiller in the wheelhouse, as demonstrated here by Captain Stabler.

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Keep good paint and in repair, and a 1929 tug like  Nebraska still has lots of life left.  Compare that boat to its terrestrial counterpart, a 1929 Mack truck.

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Mighty John III is a 1962 tugboat. The bands in the water distinguish sunlight from shadow in the Maumee silt water.

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Sea Eagle II is Louisiana built but now flagged Edmonton, AB.

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Pioneerland dates from 1943.

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Titan, here in the River Rouge, dates from 1940.

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Sheila Kaye is 65′ loa built in 1943.  Was it originally a government boat?

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Here in the St. Clair River is a small unit about which I know nothing.  That’s Canada on the far bank.

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Karen Andrie dates from 1965.

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And finally, from my sister in Frankfort MI, it’s the 1956 Kurt R. Luedtke.

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The last photo comes from my sister;  all others by Will Van Dorp.

 

. . . the Detroit River, an international race.  See my post here from four years ago for this quite eclectic set of boats.

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Sheila Kaye and Josephine,

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J. M. Westcott II,

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R & R,

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Jessie T,

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and more.

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I wonder if there’s ever a chance of getting a higher horsepower class to arrive some year as well . ..  like Ken Boothe Sr., Everlast, GL Ostrander, Samuel de Champlain, Jane Ann IV . . . and their size.

 

All photos by Jan van der Doe, taken the same day as the Mermaid Parade and the last run of Pegasus.

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