Smith Maritime Tug from Green
Cove Springs, Florida
Here, she is towing the retired USS Roanoke AOR-7 down the Mare
She had departed Mare
Island Drydocks on December 28, 2012
This is her first assignment for
the year 2013.
x Breadth: 25 m X 10
m Speed recorded
(Max / Average): 7.9 / 6.7 knots
0, MMSI: 367017460
III Crew photo ONE
Standing by to receive the towing harness from USS Roanoke AOR-7.
Dry Dock #2 is just to their starboard where Roanoke was cleaned for
her last voyage.
III Crew photo TWO
Tow Harness is attached
is pulled away from dock.
coming out of a hard 90 turn to starboard, keeping Roanoke on course.
The tow cleared the Golden Gate Bridge at 1600 hours - ETA, Balboa, Panama
- Janurary 27, 2013