Tugboats, the semi's of the ocean. They pass Powell River pulling logbooms, construction barges, scows of hogfuel and chips for the local paper mill, train barges, barges loaded with
semi-trailers and chemical tankers and more. And I take their pictures as they pass.

Here you will find some of the photos I have taken of those tugboats as they pull their tows up and down Malaspina Strait and the surrounding waters. Big ones and little ones, good looking tugs and some not so.
I like them all, and if you like tugs - including tugs converted to other uses - I invite you to have a look.

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Fraser Navigator

Fraser Navigator - 2017-07-11

Fraser Navigator - A name change has seen Catherwood Towing's Miller Richmond become the Fraser Navigator. She has been seen quite often lately, as she has become the regular boat to pull the City Transfer barge. Previously used as a construction tug for the JJM Construction Group, the bottom picture shows her in her old JJM colours.

Length: 19.72m Breadth: 7.65m Draft: 2.13m Power: 1406 BHP Year Built: 1974

Fraser Navigator - 2017-07-11

Fraser Navigator - 2016-03-29

Miller Richmond - 2015-07-17

Miller Richmond - 2015-06-09

Miller Richmond - 2014-04-22

Miller Richmond - 2013-03-06

Miller Richmond - 2013-03-06

Mercury Launch and Tug MLT2000-1 - 2013-03-06

Miller Richmond - 2012-07-20

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