By Ian Collard
Mersey tugs have been hired to paintings with passenger liners, shipment vessels, oil tankers and different vessels engaged on the river. the fashionable tug is provided with azimuthing thrusters or Voith Schneider Vertical propellers which allow them to generate the thrust required for towing the bigger vessels that are now being outfitted. during this publication, Ian Collard charts the advance of the Mersey tug from the overdue 19th century to the current day.
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