Posts Tagged ‘Puget sound

03
Jan
17

Weldcraft and Duckworth

Weldcraft and Duckworth are part of Renaissance Marine Group, Inc., in Clarkson, WA.

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24
Aug
15

America’s Cup (original)

A replica of the original America’s Cup winner “AMERICA” from 1851 visited thePuget Sound area in August of 2015. Here are few photos.

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11
Jul
14

ZPMC Shang Hai

Carrying new Cranes for the Port of Seattle…  Why doesn’t this tip over?

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09
Jul
14

J Boats at Golden Gardens

 

Just a casual Wednesday night ’round the bouys… 7-9-14 in Shilshole Bay._R7F1743

19
Apr
14

Beneteau 44 Trawler

April 2014 Seattle:

We took a Beneteau 44 Swift Trawler out for a spin for one of our magazine clients today. Dodging the rain it worked out well.

19
Mar
14

Garth Foss Tug Boat

137.5 feet of muscle….

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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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19
Mar
14

Greenline Hybrid 33

Out for a little run on Puget Sound near sunset mid March 2014… and the sun peeked through for us.




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