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25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition on Sunday, September 3

For those in and around New York harbor, the 25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition, sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee, is coming up on Sunday, September 3rd. The Parade of Tugs starts on the Hudson River at 10 … Continue reading

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LCS USS Montgomery Woes Continue — Hull Crack, a Tug and a Hurricane

When Hurricane Matthew approached, the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Montgomery and several other Navy ships were ordered out of port in Mayport, FL. Unfortunately, in the process of leaving port, the USS Montgomery took a hard knock from a tug, which … Continue reading

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Update: Ferry Norman Atlantic, Death Toll Rises, Manifest Confusion

The death toll among passengers and crew from the fire on the Norman Atlantic has risen to ten.  One man died when attempting to leave the ship and an additional nine bodies were found aboard.  The total death related to … Continue reading

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Nigerian Tug Cook Survives Three Days in Sunken Tug 100 Feet Below the Atlantic

At the end of last May, the Jascon 4 sank in about 100 feet of water off the coast of Nigeria.  All twelve of the crew were believed to have drowned.  Three days later, divers were sent into the sunken tug … Continue reading

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