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Tugboats of New York

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Elegantly produced, Tugboats of New York captures the history and lore of these waterfront workhorses, from their precursors in the early 1800s to their heyday in the 1950s, when more than 700 small but potent boats dotted the harbor. The most versatile of vessels, they not only guide large oceangoing ships safely into harbor, but also conduct rescue operations and navigating vast quantities of oil, cement, and scrap iron through traffic-clogged waters.

About the author:
George Matteson has operated tugboats since 1971 and has also worked as the waterfront manager of the South Street Seaport Museum. He is the author of Draggermen as well as several articles in Boating magazine. He lives in New York City.

by George Matteson
272 pp., softcover

 

Review

It is a magnificent book reflecting first-rate scholarship, writing, design, and production.
--W.H. Bunting, reviewed in WoodenBoat #188

Sku: 300-677
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