Archive for the 'Tug Boats' Category

19
Mar
14

Garth Foss Tug Boat

137.5 feet of muscle….

GARTH FOSS
Built in 1993, by Halter Marine Services of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #1354) as the Garth Foss for Foss Maritime of Seattle, Washington. 

Powered by two General Motors EMD ME 16-710-G7A diesel engines rated at 4,000 horsepower each turning through propulsion unit reduction gears. A turbo coupling between the engine and reduction gear replaces a clutch. With Voith Schneider cycloidal drives for a rated 8,000 horsepower.

The Voith Schneider cycloidal propulsion system consists of two sets of five vertically oriented blades installed ahead of the tug’s center. The system gives the tug 360(degrees) maneuverability. With A 345(sq)(ft) skeg at the stern helps the tug to steer and stop a moving tanker.

Her capacities are 83,700 gallons of fuel, 2,400 gallons of lube oil, and 4,000 gallons of fresh water.

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09
Sep
13

Anacortes to Seattle… highlights…

Sunday we spent a nice leisurely day driving a Nordic 34 Tug to the Seattle boats afloat Show on Lake Union… It was nice until we had to spend 3 hours trying to get through the locks.  Lots of people were trying to get back in on a Sunny, Warm, Sunday afternoon.

05
Jan
12

Mitsubishi engine

Need 1300 horsepower?

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06
Mar
11

American Tug 39 feet

A great pocket cruiser.

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19
May
10

Chief and Response dock a ship

The 100 foot tugs are dwarfed by 1030 foot container ship.

09
May
10

Maritime Festival, Seattle, May 2010




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