I was shooting from onboard the Fireboat John J. Harvey, who was in the race (she’s not a tugboat, so she was racing an exhibition run). Many thanks to Capt Huntley Gill and the fireboat crew for their hospitality.

Here are a few more of my photos from the Races last Sunday.

Bering Sea and Houma Racing Hard. Photo by John Skelson

Buchannan 1 and Robert Burton Pushing Competition. Photo by John Skelson

Catherine C Miller. Photo by John Skelson

Circle Line Spectator Boat and Susan Miller. Photo by John Skelson

US Army Corps of Engineers Driftmaster showing the Colors. Photo by John Skelson

Bering Sea and Emily Ann Nose to Nose. Photo by John Skelson

Eric R Thornton won the Best Looking Tug. Photo by John Skelson

FDNY Fireboat 343 at the Finish Line.

Fells Point, the Newest Tug in the Race. Photo by John Skelson

In Heavy Traffic. Photo by John Skelson

Houma, Does anyone know what or where Houma is? Photo by John Skelson

US Coast Guard Aux Lady B keeps a Watchful Eye. Photo by John Skelson

Pegasus and Circle Line’s Mako III Nosing up to Push. Photo by John Skelson

Until next time… John Skelson

All photos by John Skelson, generously shared with the Working Harbor Committee

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