Tuesday, April 16, 2013

John G Munson on the Move

So how do you move a boat that is more then 760 feet long that weights over 17,000 tons?
Very carefully - using two big tugs!
The John G Munson was towed from the Port Terminal to Fraser Shipyard today in order to undergo routine inspections and upgrades.
Two Heritage Marine tugs, the Helen H and Nels J,  pulled the Munson for 1.5 miles though the icy waters of St. Louis Bay using mariner skills that made the job look easy.



4 comments:

  1. how long is he going to be out of commission. as always, your pics are AMAZING! thanks again for posting, Dennis

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  2. Lots of work planned, I would be surprised to see it this season.

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  3. Did the Munson go into the drydock, or just one of the slips there at Frazier? Thanks, Mike

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  4. Nice to meet you in person Dennis. Via my conversations with the GLF office it is quite possible for the Munson to sail later this season if cargoes increase or a different vessel goes down for repair.

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