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Photographer:Kyle Stubbs [View profile]Title:JUPITER INLETAdded:Feb 20, 2017
Captured:February 19, 2017IMO:5177626Hits:1,487
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
The superstructure of a US Maritime Commission V4-M-A1 type tugboat seen in use as a beachfront home in Hansville, Washington. When the tug was reduced to a barge in 1971, this section was purchased and relocated on Puget Sound.
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Martyel1 on Jul 06, 2017 03:49 (10 months ago)
Sunrise at sea
Two days out of Eniwetok Atoll
The summer of 44
'The sea is like molten glass, hardly a ripple; just huge, long rolling swells that make the ship roll about nine degrees starboard to port in a lazy fashion like mother rocking a cradle. The water is deep, deep blue, and the sky is the most delicate blue you can possibly imagine. It's darkening to a deep shade as it stretches into the West. In the north and south large thunder heads are massed through which jagged streaks of lightning are continuously playing. The east is a mass of colors ranging from fiery gold, to orange, pale gold, red and a lovely fragile rose. The kaleidoscope of colors makes a path from the horizon to the stern of the ship.'

From the diary of F.M. Elder,'Oiler', M/V Jupiter Inlet

Captain Ted on Feb 21, 2017 12:55 (1 year ago)
Reminds me of a place on the Mississippi River close to Reserve area where a superstructure of a river tug sits ashore and is used as office for a tugboat company.
Emmanuel.L on Feb 21, 2017 07:38 (1 year ago)
Would make a superb clubhouse for maritime oriented organisations. Thanks for sharing Kyle.
csaba on Feb 21, 2017 04:23 (1 year ago)
Would make a super cool man cave :-)
oceaan on Feb 20, 2017 22:48 (1 year ago)
The hull was used as an ammunition storage barge near Ketchikan if I remember correctly. Saw her there in the mid-nineties.

Paul Finnigan on Feb 20, 2017 21:14 (1 year ago)
That's what I want for my backyard I can live in that and the wife can have the house lol
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