Skookum Tugs: British Columbia's Working Tugboats

Text byPeter A. Robson, Betty Keller

September 12, 2006|
Skookum Tugs: British Columbia's Working Tugboats by Peter A. Robson
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Ride along with these brawny boats as they catch the swells and waves of the wild West Coast, navigate deadly tidal rapids and squeeze through a winding maze of boats and bridges as they ply the mighty Fraser River.

Join the Captain Bob, the biggest tug on the coast, as she tows the world''s largest log barge across the open waters of the Pacific. Watch Fraser River tugs guide 600-metre log booms between bridge supports with scarcely a whisker of clearance. Observe the intricate ballet as tugs manoeuvre 2,000-tonne chip barges into impossible places. These and many more strikingly illustrated stories will both entertain and inform the reader.
Peter A. Robson has authored hundreds of articles and has served as editor for several magazines, including Pacific Yachting, Cottage and Cottage Life West. He has also authored or co-authored books about commercial fishing, forestry, towboating and salmon farming. He is a regular at Harbour Publishing''s Friday martini hour and lives ...
Title:Skookum Tugs: British Columbia's Working Tugboats
Product dimensions:144 pages, 12 X 10 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 12 X 10 X 0.75 in
Published:September 12, 2006
Publisher:Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550172751

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