Two Way Traffic (The Texas Chicken). Explained by Capt. Lou Vest

published (on YouTube: on 22 October 2020) -
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Region: Houston, USA
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Found on YouTube. Created by "Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum".
With ships as large as 175 feet wide and a channel a maximum of 500 feet wide, how to you safely pass? Former Houston ship channel pilot, Lou Vest, explains how ships fight against hydrodynamics to pass with such narrow margins.

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