Tug Hercules celebrating her 100th birthday!

Tug Hercules

On Saturday, September 22, 2007, the Tug Hercules will be celebrating her 100th birthday as part of the San Francisco Tugboat Festival. Berthed at the San Francisco Maritime Historic Park as part of their amazing ships exhibit, the Tug Hercules is 151′ steam power tug built in 1907 for ocean going service. Tug Hercules remarkable history.

Additional information:

An Ocean Tug’s Underworld: Life and Work Below Deck on the Tug Hercules

Schedule of events for SF Tugboat Festival (PDF) 

Wikipedia entry

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park  B5.23,298n  Bethlehem Shipbuilding photo coll. Tug HERCULES towing caisson for Panama Canal, probably in San Francisco Bay.This may be protected by copyright law.

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Peter A. Mello

Husband, father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

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