Posts Tagged ‘tug’

Ken Boothe sr

Posted: 22 April, 2011 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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Ken Boothe Sr.

IMO : ???

Build : 2011 by Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair Hull – Port Erie, Pa in the USA, nr 108

Bowsprite & Tugster both tipped me about this strange baby-blue giraffe necked tug, independently of eachother & exactly around the same time. And that was even during the (more…)

Olive L. Moore

Posted: 12 April, 2011 by Fairlane in ugly
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By Jeff Thoreson via

Olive L. Moore

IMO: 8635227

Build: 1928 by Manitowoc Ship Building Inc – Manitowoc, WI in USA, nr 241 as John F. Cushing

Some vessels age well, as they become elderly, they also become classic examples of period lines and celebrate the times gone by. Others try to mask their age through plastic surgery. This is the story of one of the latter, gone even more wrong than Cher or Joan Rivers. (more…)

Stanechakker (Updated)

Posted: 4 October, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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IMO : 7636896

Build : 1978 by Hall Russel co ltd, Aberdeen, UK nr 976

Quit a while ago, on 24-11-2008 this website was launched and the first appearance (more…)

Waterstraat (Updated)

Posted: 1 July, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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IMO : 8985969

Build : 2004 by Yilmaz Gemi Tersanesi, Karadeniz Eregli, Turkey, nr 25 as Alemdar M

Remember the earlier posted article¬†about the 2 tugs of Svitzer: the Svitzer Bison & (more…)

Follow me (updated)

Posted: 27 June, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Follow Me

In the Maritime International Code of Signals the combination of above 2 flags mean (more…)


Posted: 3 June, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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IMO : n/a

Build : 2010 by Adrenalin Marine – Delta, BC in Canada, nr??

According to the dictionary a brat is a child, especially a spoiled or ill-mannered one, now meet BRAtt, (more…)

Small ships, Ugly & Cute

Posted: 25 March, 2010 by SeaBart in special, ugly
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Picture by W. van Dorp, via

Picture by W. van Dorp, via

Small ships, Ugly & Cute

Today I am in a bit of a mellow mood, just visited friends whose cat has a (more…)


Posted: 17 March, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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IMO: 7527332

Build: 1977 by Hashimoto Dockyard – Kobe in Japan, nr ??? as Bilibino

Officer Mabel of the Oshawa police department was in his cruiser (more…)

Sidney Candies

Posted: 10 February, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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Sidney Candies

IMO: 9231341

Build: 2000 by Bender Shipbuilding & Repair – Mobile, Alabama in US of A, nr 6930

Sometimes when you meet a person, there’s just one thing about them that instantly jumps out at you. From that point forward, (more…)

Samuel de Champlain & Innovation

Posted: 26 January, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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Samuel de Champlain & Innovation

IMO: 7433799 [Samuel de Champlain]

Build: 1976 by Mangone Shipbuilding РHouston in Texas,  nr 120 as Musketeer Fury/2006 by Manitowoc Marine Group РManitowoc in Wisconsin, nr 760

A good number of articulated tugs and barges have nothing attractive to offer, and a good portion of the time, the reason rests solely on the tug itself, (more…)

Lincoln Sea

Posted: 17 November, 2009 by Fairlane in ugly
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From Tugster via

Lincoln Sea

IMO: 9219006

Build: 2001 at Martinac Shipbuilding – Tacoma, Washington in USA, nr. 241 as Everett

American tugs have been a regular feature here, especially the generally awkward “tower tugs” (more…)


Posted: 23 October, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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IMO : 8959879

Build : 1989 by Wartsila Shipyard – Helsinki in Finland as Arpa

I’ve been eyeing up this vessel since I set my eyes on her when she (more…)


Posted: 2 October, 2009 by SeaBart in special
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IMO : 9315422

Build : 2004 by “Stocznia Polnocna” (“Northern Shipyard”) – Gdansk in Poland, nr B840/2

There are a lots of ships, especially tugs out here in the wide world (more…)

Yarm Cross (updated)

Posted: 1 October, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Yarm Cross

IMO : 7800021

Build : 1979 by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd, Hessle in the UK, nr H920

After the Battleaxe, Svitzer Redbridge & Svitzer Bison another english Svitzer tug to be (more…)


Posted: 30 September, 2009 by SeaBart in paintjob
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IMO : 9213662

Build : 2002 by ???

I’d like to know who on earth thought it to be a good idea to have a (more…)