Friday, October 19, 2007

HERBERT P. BRAKE Arrives for Tow

Port Albany Ventures' tug HERBERT P. BRAKE arrived in Erie this morning to tow one of the newly constructed deck barges, the SUE B., from Erie Shipbuilding. The tug BRAKE, at 60 feet length, came up the New York State Barge Canal, and the Erie Canal to Lockport, through Buffalo harbor and across the lake to Erie. There is no word yet on when she'll leave, and with the windy weather conditions she may be in port a while.

HERBERT P. BRAKE tied up in the West Slip this afternoon.

Another view of the BRAKE..

Local harbor patrol/tour boat LADY KATE, high and dry near Liberty Park. Owner Tom Macalauso's LADY KATE and business Presque Isle Boat Tours are for sale, as he is retiring. The radio waves in Erie harbor will never be the same.

Charter fishing boat EDWARD JOHN high and dry near LADY KATE.

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