Saturday, December 15, 2012

In for a big tow

The American tug Charlene Hunt arrived St. John's Dec 9, 2012 to tow the cruise ship Lyubov Orlova out of St. John's and to the Dominican Republic where she will be scrapped according to CBC News reports. The tug built in 1962, and the Orlova which has been in St. John's since 2010 will leave the week of Dec 17, 2012 and according to the Captain of the tug will take 23 days to reach the Dominican Republic.

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