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Shoot: Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma

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The Joseph Sause Tug in port in Tacoma, Washington May 16, 2018. Built in 1975, by the Houma Welders Company of Houma, Louisiana (hull #49) as the Joe Sause for the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company of Portland, Oregon. In 1975, the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company renamed the tug was the Joseph Sause. Powered by two, Detroit Diesel MTU/DDC 12V4000 diesel engines. With Reintjes WAF872 reduction gears, at a ratio of 7.087:1. Turning two, three bladed, 96(in) by 92(in) pitch, right hand turning, stainless steel propellers. Mounted in kort nozzles, with quad rudders. For a rated 3,600 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 70kW, John Deere 4045-50 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 98,000 gallons of fuel, 1,360 gallons of lube oil, and 8,000 gallons of water.
The towing gear consists of an Almon Johnson (V-4) towing winch, with pendant drum, and gypsy head. Outfitted with 2,600(ft) 2.25(in) towing wire on the primary drum, and 600(ft) of 2(in) towing wire on the pendant drum. Powered by a single, GM 6-71 diesel engine, with an Allison 3331, three, speed torque converter. With a Pullmaster 25 bridle winch. Outfitted 150(ft) of 1.25(in) wire. Rated at 22,000(lbs) at 50(fpm).
With a 20 horsepower, McElroy, electric, and hydraulic capstan on her bow.
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
16 May, 2018
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
16 May, 2018
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
16 May, 2018
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
16 May, 2018
The Joseph Sause Tug Boat in Tacoma
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