Thursday, August 11, 2011

USNS Apache

The USNS Apache visited Lewisporte, Newfoundland Aug 10, 2011. The ship is operated by the Military Sealift Command and is one of four fleet ocean tugs providing towing, diving platform and other services. The ship is 226 feet and 42 feet wide, it carries 16 civilian crew and 4 military crew.

Photo taken by my father

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Another tug for dry-dock

 The Atlantic Cedar shown on dry dock getting a new paint job. The tug is 30.8 meters long, gtoss tonnage 400, and built in 2005.