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Tug Quarterhorse and barge Brown 420 (25,000 barrels). This photo would have been taked not too long before it sank in Wolf Bay, Alabama. This photo was taken while it was tied up at Muscogee Warf in Pensacola around 1968.

Tug Quarterhorse and barge Brown 420 barrels). This photo would have been taked not too long before it sank in Wolf Bay, Alabama. This photo was taken while it was tied up at Muscogee Warf in Pensacola around

A photo of the tug Ernest H. Doss on a trial run in Pensacola Bay after she received new Detroit Diesel 16-149 engines to replace the Cat D397 engines that she had.

A photo of the tug Ernest H. Doss on a trial run in Pensacola Bay after she received new Detroit Diesel engines to replace the Cat engines that she had.

The tug Janet running free in Pensacola Bay

The tug Janet running free in Pensacola Bay

The Tug Quarterhorse sank in Wolf Bay, Alabama about 1969 while towing barges. It was presumed that the towed barge was blown by a storm and "tripped" the tug, capsizing her with a loss of one life, that of the engineer who slept in a cabin just forward of the engine room, who drowned.

The Tug Quarterhorse sank in Wolf Bay, Alabama about 1969 while towing barges. It was presumed that the towed barge was blown by a storm and "tripped" the tug, capsizing her with a loss of one life, that of the engineer who slept in a cabin just forward of the engine room, who drowned.

The tug Janet inbound to Bayou Chico from Pensacola Bay almost to the Bayou Chico drawbridge. I was on another Tug that had just gone through the bridge.

The tug Janet inbound to Bayou Chico from Pensacola Bay almost to the Bayou Chico drawbridge. I was on another Tug that had just gone through the bridge.

The Alton Simms assisting a Navy Destroyer to the dock at NAS Pensacola.

The Alton Simms assisting a Navy Destroyer to the dock at NAS Pensacola.

We were called upon many times to provide one or two tugs to assist the USS Lexingtion with docking or undocking at NAS Pensacola. I was on one of our  harbor tugs and took this photo of the undocking. You can see the towline of the tug next to me in the photo.

We were called upon many times to provide one or two tugs to assist the USS Lexingtion with docking or undocking at NAS Pensacola. I was on one of our harbor tugs and took this photo of the undocking. You can see the towline of the tug next to me in the photo.

The Tug Zeus and the Brown 620 (36,000 barrels). This tow made regular runs from refineries in Pascagoula and Moble to terminals in northwest Florida.

The Tug Zeus and the Brown 620 barrels). This tow made regular runs from refineries in Pascagoula and Moble to terminals in northwest Florida.

The "Zeus" pushing the Brown 620 loaded in Santa Rosa Sound headed for Panama City. The Zeus originally had a old slow speed heavy duty diesel which was replaced with a modern highspeed Cat D399 producing 1200 horsepower.

The "Zeus" pushing the Brown 620 loaded in Santa Rosa Sound headed for Panama City. The Zeus originally had a old slow speed heavy duty diesel which was replaced with a modern highspeed Cat producing 1200 horsepower.

Brown Marine provided a harbor tug to the Port of Pensacola for many years. This is the harbor tug "Janet" while assisting a ship at the Port of Pensacola.

Brown Marine provided a harbor tug to the Port of Pensacola for many years. This is the harbor tug "Janet" while assisting a ship at the Port of Pensacola.

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