There are tugboats and there are RED tugboats. Here are some of really red tugs, along with a couple of “Blasts from the Past”.

Sterling Equipment’s Miss Yvette and Jay Michael, Bouchard’s Jane A. Bouchard Tug, Maria J.,

Miss Yvette. Photo: ©John Skelson

Jay Michael. Photo: ©John Skelson

Maria J. Photo: ©John Skelson

Jane A. Bouchard. Photo: ©John Skelson

and from my archives, Lehigh Valley Railroad Tug Bethlehem, taken in the 1970’s. Built in 1953, Bethlehem is sister ship to Tug Cornell.

L.V.R.R. Bethlehem. Photo: ©John Skelson

Although not really red are Moran’s Barney Turecamo 2013, and Barney Turecamo 1973, painted in Turecamo Brothers’ Wood Grain.

The not as Red Barney Turecamo – 2013. Photo: ©John Skelson

Barney Turecamo -1973. Photo: ©John Skelson

More information about Turecamo can be found here.

That’s all for this week, hope to see you on the waterfront!

by John Skelson for the Working Harbor Committee

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