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Ship Report Podcasts: Pilot boats - a special breed


published on 6 November 2021 44 -

Source: Ship Report Podcasts

Today a look at a special vessel that is commonly seen on the Astoria waterfront: the pilot boat that takes pilots to and from passing ships. These boats are specially designed for demanding work that other boats avoid at all costs – coming in contact with the hull of a moving ship, and transporting pilots safely as they do a dangerous job.
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