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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Seaspan Commander

Seaspan Commander - 2015-05-30

Seaspan Commander - a semi-regular to Powell River, she comes now and again with a triple for the Mill.  She is the  ex Evco Buccaneer.

Length: 23.56m Breadth: 7.47m Draft; 3.35m Power: 1700 BHP Year Built: 1970

Seaspan Commander - 2013-05-19

Seaspan Commander - 2012-01-21

Seaspan Commander - 2012-01-21

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