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Fifty Years of Naval Tugs

Maritime Books

Fifty Years of Naval Tugs

by Maritime Books

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Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11377725M
    ISBN 100907771254
    ISBN 109780907771258

    "It's been 35 years since a tug was built around here for Navy use," said Capt. Mark Olson, commanding officer of NBK. "Tugs are vital to the everyday work of any harbor, and the Valiant begins a.   Since the Navy relaxed its rules against women on tugs two years ago, the deck crews have been segregated, because, the Navy explains, one of the tugs .

      YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy large harbor tugs seem to have all but disappeared from most U.S. ports over the last decade. But in a few ports around the world the Navy-owned and operated.   The Royal Navy's Rescue Tug Section was set up at the beginning of the war to provide suitable ocean-going tugs to save torpedoed ships. This was dangerous work requiring the greatest skills to ensure that ships were brought to safe havens despite bad .

    Indianapolis also goes where past books haven’t, to the full story behind the decades-long movement to clear the captain’s besmirched name Somehow, Vincent and Vladic manage to weave the story of the fateful voyage with events occurring fifty-five or more years later, making for taut action throughout the book. Prior to WWII, almost all the Navy's tugs were acquired from private-sector operators: only 48 were assigned AT numbers when the numbering system was instituted in In , ten of the 48 were downgraded to YTs and in eighteen were reclassified as ATOs, where the O stood for Old.


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