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Paul Kruse and Burton Drody checking the engine mounts

Western Towboat in Seattle where they use Z-drives for towing. They face similar challenges in Alaska albeit with a lot bigger tugs and barges. They were very generous with their operational thoughts.”

A split-drum, combination anchor and hawser winch by

Burrard Iron Works, is mounted forward. While a single drum towing winch from Burrard is mounted on the aft deck. Both winches will operate on hydraulics off the two auxiliary engines. Towing pins were supplied by Western

Machine Works.

Power for the two Veth drives will be a pair of Cummins

KTA38-M main engines, each producing 1,000 horsepow- er at 1,800 revolutions per minute. The engines will drive the Z-drives through Vulkan torsional

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