Author Archives: JED

Silt Happens 2

Silt indeed happens. Witness all the work taking place up in the northeast with dredges correcting (or attempting to do so) all the damage wrought by Hurricane SANDY. Our problems stem from silt being carried down The Sound and being … Continue reading

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TBR2013 Out Takes

Great weekend, met some fabulous people ate some great food. Yeah, great food! Can’t get fried dough down south, they got that trash called called Funnel Cakes. THIS was the Real McCoy Wheelhouse of Tug BUFFALO. Take a gander at … Continue reading

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TBR2013 (Day 2)

Day 2 allowed me to 1) get a better look around at the surrounding area and 2) get up close and personal with arguably the SEXIEST boat at The Round-up; Tug GOVERNOR CLEVELAND She’s incredibly clean, her brightwork impeccable LOOK … Continue reading

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A Jolly Roving Tar at The Tugboat Round-up 2013 (Day 1)

Every year, the weekend after Labor Day the tiny town of Waterford, NY hosts the Tugboat Round-up to celebrate and bring light to the NY State Canal system, the Tugs and their importance in the building of the maritime economy … Continue reading

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Silt Happens

In an effort to provide SOMETHING related to the the blog name I present Cottrell Contracting‘s dredge RICHMOND Most of the time I catch a majority of my pix at the North End of Amelia island as that is where … Continue reading

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A Jolly Roving Tar at Pier 15 – San Juan Harbor aka Tugboat Tuesday

Once upon a time I was stationed at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, PR It was there that my piloting career began after a brief tour in the YTBs also stationed there. As it would happen the YTBs were outsourced in … Continue reading

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A Jolly Roving Tar en El Viejo San Juan

So I’m vacationing on Puerto Rico with my family and some friends. I once was stationed here for three years (1997-2000) at the now closed Naval Station Roosevelt Roads. My wife’s family is from the northwest, in the town of … Continue reading

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