The Amazing Tugboat
From pictures on the Internet
Look at each picture slowly
and completely - in order to the
end. If not for the photos no
one would believe this!!!
The towboat is approaching the
bridge with barges loaded with coal
This frame gives you an idea of how
fast the river is running Obviously at
or near flood stage.
Oh BOY!!! ?The bridge didn't
open and the boat can't stop.
Notice that the tug has released
the barges. He is backing as
hard as possible to try and
avoid a collision with the
Can't back down enough
against the current.
Uh Oh! ! The current has swung the
boat around sideways.
The cook thinks maybe
something isn't quite right
The boss is going to be REAL mad!
Uh... Boss? Do we have flood
insurance on this boat? Tug is going
Uh... Boss? You won’t believe what
we just did! Tug came out other
She's low, but the flag is still flying.
The wheelhouse door and the door in
the second deck are now open.
side of the picture and you will see
that the bridge guardrail is
Look at the water pouring out
of the second deck doorway.
The working deck is still
underwater, but rising.
The company that built this Tug
should get the government contract
to build our battle ships.
Notice anything unusual? Look
at the smoke coming from the
exhausts. This thing is
Notice the propwash at the rear of
the tug. The boat is upright and back
Ho Hum. Just another day on
• Do you suppose the captain had
to change his pants after all that?