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Seattle tugboats

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1944 Tug Boat Fits In Tight Downtown Seattle Marina

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Puget Sound Tugboat Stock Video Seattle

There is a long marine tradition of Seattle tugboats. The complex inlets of Puget Sound needed tugs to move sailing vessels against contrary winds. Tugs would wait in the open Pacific off Cape Flattery to greet the sailing ships entering the sound to move lumber. During the war years and the Alaskan booms, it became of renewed importance.
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    • Inter-war years 

    • Second World War 

    • Post war work