Tugboats of New York

Tugboats of New York

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Complemented by 150 black-and-white period photographs and personal anecdotes of life on the New York waterways, a visual history traces the lore and use of tugboats in New York from their early nineteenth-century precursors to their heyday in the 1950s, detailing their various roles guiding large ships safely, conducting rescue operations, and navigating quantities of resources through traffic-clogged waters. Reprint.Most operators are not so extreme in their views. ... Mr. Szerzerbiak is holding the operating and maintenance manual for the a€œType PR Diesel Multicycle Engine, a€ an Ingersoll-Rand product and, ... Down there would also be found at least one diesel generator, an air compressor, a steamheating boiler, and a host of electric anbsp;...

Title:Tugboats of New York
Author:George Matteson
Publisher:NYU Press - 2007-10-01


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