Video

PROFILE OF NEW YORK HARBOR TUGBOAT CAPTAIN & TUG TERESA MORAN MORAN TOWING MD10084


published on 7 January 2022 21 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "PeriscopeFilm". Originally published on 2022-01-06.
Want to support this channel and help us preserve old films? Visit https://www.patreon.com/PeriscopeFilm
Visit our website www.PeriscopeFilm.com

This color film, shot in 1967 and released in 1972, produced by John Barnes and directed by Michael Livesey and Robert Johnson in collaboration with P. Craig Smith of Northeastern State University for Encyclopedia Britannica Films offers a glimpse into the operations of the tugboat Teresa Moran, and its Captain Grover, a 30 year veteran of New York harbor (TRT 13:31).

Opening titles. “An Encyclopaedia Britannica Film” (0:08). A man walks through a wooded autumn area and starts a chainsaw. A handmade home stands in the background. His wife sits on a couch, his daughter plays piano. He is a tugboat captain (0:15). A red tugboat, the McAllister, passes in the background. “I’m a tugboat captain in New York Harbor” (1:14). The bustling harbor shows passing tugboats: “Anne Moran, Turecamo Girls.” A dispatch skyscraper. The “Teresa Moran” (1:21). Titles resume: “The World of Work: Tugboat Captain.” The boat’s crew look out over the harbor, hosing down the deck (1:52). The Statue of LIberty is seen in the distance. Closeups on the ship’s engine room with dials and gauges. Montage: Crew members work at the helm, controls in closeup, tying mooring ropes to a bollard (2:20). Men in hardhats push a derrick tanker, the Atlantic Cinderella, and help it retrieve a sunken chain and anchor from the water. Closeup on the muddy anchor (3:10). The Atlantic Cinderella unloads cargo and refuels (4:25). The tugboat continues on. A tarp is pulled over the side of the ship, then assists a foreign ocean liner in docking (4:32). The liner finds its berth with the help of the tug’s mooring lines (5:18). Views from the deck of the tug show its searchlight. They seek out a British freighter, the Gypsum Queen. Captain Grover leaves the helm and takes a break, passing through the engine room to the galley (6:13). Up on deck, Captain Grover boards a ship and aids in the docking process. He chats with the freighter’s captain (7:33). The docking pilot guides the craft toward a narrow pier (8:59). At dawn, a cloudy pink Manhattan skyline. Captain Grover boards the luxury liner Oceanic (9:38). Meeting with the captain of the Oceanic giving instructions via two-way radios (10:29). In broad daylight, more dockings continue (11:28). Tides and currents of the harbor in closeup. An ocean liner towers over the camera (11:53). Well-wishers wave at a passing vessel (12:23). Captain Grover expresses an appreciation of his independence (12:44).

The Teresa Moran aka Cape Henry was built in 1967 by Gulfport Shipbuilding of Port Arthur, Texas (hull #687), and went to work for the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York. The twin screw tug was powered by two sixteen cylinder EMD diesel engines with two bronze fixed-pitch propellers. She was renamed the Cape Henry in 1976, following a transfer to the Curtis Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Her electrical service is provided by two 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 54,155 gallons of fuel, and 32,493 gallons of ballast.

This film was photographed by Michael Livesey and Peter Henning, with narration from Randolph Hobler.

We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference."

This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video Belo Horizonte Bulk Carrier of AO Shipping arrives to Phu My Port - Baria Serece, Vietnam

published on 26 November 2021

Short video of the arrival of the bulk carrier BELO HORIZONTE. Shooting a shipping documentation and industrial photography for AO SHIPPING HaAMBURG in BARIA SERECE, PHU MY PORT in Vietnam. Activities and the unloading of Soya by cranes for a freight transport film. Director, dop/cameraman, drone operator, production: Peter Scheid. We thank the Baria Serece management in Phu My, Vietnam for their great support to realize this shooting. SHOWREEL INDUSTRY, VIETNAM FACTORY & MACHINES: REEL 1....

1

Video Unknown Pilot Boat & Location

published on 23 September 2022

Pilot Boat And Crew Speeding To Transport A Local Marine Pilot To Cruise Ship, Ship's Tender.
Editors note:
Who knows where it is?

0

Video CBNC: Egypt's Suez Canal could take weeks to clear

published on 25 March 2021

The massive container ship that ran aground in the Suez Canal, halting traffic in one of the world's busiest waterways, is still stuck. The ship, called the Ever Given, became horizontally wedged in the waterway following heavy winds. Nearly 19,000 ships passed through the canal during 2020, for an average of 51.5 per day, according to the Suez Canal Authority.

0

Video Tug Boat Captain Eric Galloway Takes us Onboard as he pilots up he river. Every Man Has a Story

published on 6 October 2021

Very Special Video: Tug Boat Captain Eric gives us a bridge tour of his boat while navigating the river at night. "Every Man Has a Story"

0

Article A Day in the life of a Mentor Pilot

by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation - published on 1 November 2021

Luke Sorensen began his career as a Marine Pilot in 2011. Now the Manager of Pilotage Services, North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP), he mentors Pilots moving through the NQBP Training Framework to become competent and confident in bringing ships into berth at our ports. Luke explains the process of mentoring.

1

Video New Pilot Boats for Los Angeles

published on 6 February 2021

The Los Angeles Pilot Service has welcomed two new pilot boats, Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator, to the Port of Los Angeles. The 56-foot boats custom-built by Vigor Industrial made their way from Vancouver, Wash. to replace older pilot boats, Phineas Banning and Stephen M. White, which both served the Port of Los Angeles for more than 25 years and were recently retired. The new pilot boats are equipped with the latest safety, navigation, and fuel efficiency features designed to help the...

0

Article Radio Sweden: Shortage of maritime pilots causing delays

published on 1 August 2022

Swedish Radio News reports about major delays for shipping on Sweden's inland lakes and waterways, such as Vänern, Mälaren and Göta Älv.

1

Video Pilot Boat PB1500 by UZMAR

published on 24 June 2020

0