Posted in tugs by bowsprite on 2009/02/14

Scene from the Waterford Tugboat Roundup last year: W. O. Decker kisses the 8th Sea.


W. O. DECKER (1930)
Hull Material: WOOD
Ship Builder: Russell Drydock. Rebuilt in 2005-2006, C. Deroko et al.
Length (ft.): 47.8
Hull Depth (ft.): 5.6
Gross Tonnage: 27
Net Tonnage: 18

8TH SEA (1953)
Hull Material: STEEL
Ship Builder: American Electric Welding
Length (ft.): 45
Hull Depth (ft.): 7.9
Gross Tonnage: 29
Net Tonnage: 23

See Tugster’s site for more romantic shots:

The science of kissing : philematology. Contribute to science…kiss a tugwoman/tugman.