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By Michael Stork

ISBN-10: 0738548812

ISBN-13: 9780738548814

somebody viewing the ports of Tacoma or Seattle may be acquainted with the green-and-white Foss tugboats directing large ships into docks, scurrying along barges full of items from round the world,
and patiently pulling rafts packed with logs to generators or to ships headed in another country. because 1889, the Foss family members has taken their enterprise from rowboats to powered launches, finally constructing one of the most robust tugboats on this planet. Foss release and Tug is a real American good fortune tale of suffering Norwegian immigrants who got here to the Pacific Northwest and parlayed a unmarried rowboat sale right into a immense fleet. referred to now as Foss Maritime corporation, the company has improved well past its Tacoma-harbor birthplace to safe for itself a distinct segment within the around the globe market.

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