Workboats

Farley Mowat wrote a book about this tug when she was known as the Foundation Lillian

 

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In the early 1970’s  I spent about three years as mate on this tug usually with the same barge or a larger gravel barge or two. Many many transits were made of the Sechelt Rapids (Skookumchuck’s)  without accomplishing this.

Captain Larry on The Gulf Regent Loading the Company Water barge. I did this run often with the Gulf Ranger.

Working log spills was a good paying part of the job.