TowBoatUS & VESSEL ASSIST in the News

2012

TowBoatUS St. Joseph, MITowBoatUS St. Joseph, MI
kept a 57-foot Carver off of the rocks during superstorm Sandy.

October 31,2012
Story and photo by David Johnson
VESSEL ASSIST Ventura, CAVessel Assist Ventura, CA
Captain Paul Amaral towed juvenile grey whale carcass out to sea.

October 17, 2012
Story by Bonnie Freeman
TowBoatU.S. South Dade, FLTowBoatUS South Dade, FL
Was featured in a segment of the Weather Channel’s new program, Coast Guard Florida.

October 17, 2012
VESSEL ASSIST San Francisco, CAVessel Assist San Francisco, CA
Tows a 45-foot vessel back to port after it struck a shoal near the north side of Alcatraz Island.

October 13, 2012
TowBoatUS Flamouth, VATowBoatUS Flamouth, FL
raises boat that sank in Barnstable Harbor.

October 6, 2012
Story by Patrick Cassidy
Photo by Steve Healip
VESSEL ASSIST San Pedro, CAVesselAssist San Pedro
tows Plastiki from San Pedro to San Francisco.

September 12, 2012
Story by Taylor Hill
TowBoatUS Port Isabel, TXTowBoatUS Port Isabel
takes over tow of a 47-foot boat from USCG.

September 10, 2012
TowBoatUS Bay City, MI TowBoatUS Bay City
responds to boat sinking at dock.

September 4, 2012
Story and photo by MacKenie Burger
TowBoatU.S. Cape Coral, FL TowBoatUS Cape Coral
Captain Tom Lewis is interviewed about the busy Labor Day Weekend.

September 2, 2012
TowBoatUS Sandy Hook, NJ TowBoatUS Sandy Hook
Pulled two people from the water after a collision in Spermaceti Cove.

September 2, 2012
TowBoatUS Savannah, GA TowBoatUS Savannah
volunteered to help remove abandoned vessels from the waterways.

August 30, 2012
Story by Evan Johnson
TowBoatUS Sebago Lake, ME TowBoatUS Sebago Lake
tows sailboat after it capsizes with 2 people aboard.

August 30, 2012
Story by John Balentine
TowBoatUS Detroit, MI TowBoatUS Detroit
Captain Brian Williams, owner of TowBoatUS Detroit was interviewed following the grounding of a cruise ship in the Detroit River.

August 26, 2012
Story by Ronnie Dahl
VESSEL ASSIST Tacoma, WA VESSEL ASSIST - Tacoma, WA
assisted in the salvage of a 32 foot vessel sinking at its slip.

July 25, 2012
Story by Steve Dunkelberger
TowBoatUS Grand Strand, SC TowBoatUS Holland
tows boat after it started taking on water near Veit’s Landing Condominiums.

July 23, 2012
Story by and photo by Becky Vargo
TowBoatUS Grand Strand, SC TowBoatUS Grand Strand
returned a stranded sailboat to the ocean after it broke free of anchors.

July 17, 2012
Story by Brianna Smith
TowBoatUS Sarasota, FL TowBoatUS Sarasota
And West Marine held a Ready Set Wear It campaign.

June 4, 2012
TowBoatUS Beaufort, NC TowBoatUS Beaufort
Owner Captain Lee Sykes discusses the Memorial Day Weekend boating scene in Carteret County.

May 28, 2012
Story by Dominic Brown
TowBoatUS Bay City, MI TowBoatUS Bay City
Was able to restart boat after CG pulls boaters from water.

May 28, 2012
TowBoatUS Clearwater, FL TowBoatUS Clearwater
Salvages a vessel after the boat struck the Clearwater Pass Jetty

May 27, 2012
VESSEL ASSIST San Diego, CA Vessel Assist San Diego
assists in removal of plane following crash in San Diego Bay.

May 27, 2012
VESSEL ASSIST Lake Havasu, AZ Vessel Assist Lake Havasu
Assisted in rescuing boaters on burning vessel.

May 26, 2012
Photo by Greg Moberly
TowBoatUS Baltimore, MD TowBoatUS Baltimore
Captain Dale Plummer is Interviewed after rescue of boating accident on the Patapsco River

May 21, 2012
Photo by TowBoatU.S. Baltimore
VESSEL ASSIST San Diego, CA Vessel Assist
Was called to tow as 23-foot boat that was taking on water off Point Loma.

May 13, 2012
TowBoatUS Cape Cod, MA TowBoatUS Cape Cod
assist in search for a 20 foot fishing vessel taking on water in Nasketucket Bay.

April 23, 2012
Story by Karen Jeffrey
VESSEL ASSIST Port Hadlock, WA
was instrumental in rescuing the historic vessel after blown loose from mooring

February 23, 2012
Story/Photo by Charlie Bermant
VESSEL ASSIST Coos Bay, OR
Captain Thomas Kramer retrieves a wayward dredge pipe.

January 31, 2012
Story by Tim Novotny
 
TowBoatUS Falmouth, MA