Tug Tacoma Shipwreck

A 72 foot steam powered wooden tug sank on November 4th, 1929 when her bow split open during a tow.  Today she sits at a depth of 37 feet in an upright position.  The pilot house is gone but much of the remaining wreck is intent.  The propeller offers great photo opportunities and the decking around the steam engine is open offering a good view without penetration.  Lately many salamanders have been living inside the engine. The large propeller offers great photos.


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