Wichita AOR-1 arrived off the Channel Entrance on April 28, 2013
After Passing through the PANAMA CANAL
13 days ealier.
The ETA date of the
28th was when the tug began to take in the tow line. Taking in the
line, 10 to 30 miles out
is necessary because of the shallower waters where they don't
to snag anything like a pipe line.
View details of "Towing an
towed from San Francisco, California by Tug ROUGHNECK.
The voyage started on March
16th, 45 days earlier.
The photo above was taken from the
yard Wichita will be recycled in. Click for larger
This is a
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BROWNSVILLE MAIN PAGE
displays how Wichita was rotated and pushed into the dismantling slip
by the ports
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on: International Shipbreakers
LTD, Subsidary of EMR.
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