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wartsilaone

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Tug info.
« on: May 18, 2011, 08:29:44 AM »

A friend of mine likes tugs (he was born near the Manchester ship canal) and would like a book or two about them. I have found THE TUG BOOK on Amazon but can anyone recommend any others?

Thanks Ali.
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mike_victoriabc

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2011, 06:54:19 AM »

Quite a few out there - good one for photography - Skookum Tugs -
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wartsilaone

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2011, 08:12:39 AM »

Thanks for that one Mike I'll have a look.

Ali
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tugmad

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2011, 09:16:23 AM »

Hi there here are a few books he will like.

DIESEL TUGS  A colour portfolio  by  David L Williams & Richard de Kerbrech  ISBN  0-7110-3117-7

LOOKING BACK at BRITISH TUGS  by  Andrew Wiltshire   ISBN  978-1-902953-28-1

STEAM TUGS  A Colour Portfolio  by David L Williams  ISBN  0-7110-2857-5

TUGS in Colour U K  by Bernard McCall        ISBN  1-902953-11-8

Thames Ship Towage  1933-1992 by J E Reynolds   ISBN  1-85821-028-3

and a really interesting one  Take The Strain  by Tim Nicholson  the story of Alexandra Towing  ISBN o-9516495-0-7

Hope this helps   Geo.
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wartsilaone

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2011, 09:47:23 AM »

Thanks guys. That lot should do the trick.
Ali.
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nhp651

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2011, 11:24:31 AM »

Or British Steam Tugs  by ( i think)  P N Thomas

neil.
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wartsilaone

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2011, 11:38:09 AM »

Thanks Neil. He also like the oil rig supply ships.
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nhp651

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2011, 01:16:29 PM »

too modern for me those matey......i still live in the steam age,  {-) {-) {-)

i still think of oil rig supply vessels as old hull and fleetwood trawlers,  %% %% %% %%

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tugmad

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Re: Tug info.
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2011, 01:28:08 PM »

YOU and ME both niel  :-))
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