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- The towboat is a workhorse that can be found on inland rivers, harbors and coastal waters in all parts of the world.
- A towboat is a vessel that moves barges up and down the inland rivers and intra coastal waterways of the United States.
- A towboat is a boat designed for pushing barges.
- A towboat is a river vessel designed primarily to push barges and the like; actually she is a "pushboat" but is never called so.
- The Captain and Pilot steer the towboat.
- The towboat you see coming down on the bridge is the Motor Vessel Cahaba owned by Warrior Gulf Navigation out of Mobile, Alabama.
- The riverine cargo carrying tasks once assigned to riverboats are now largely handled by barges, tied together, and pushed by a towboat.
- Either way, these are photos from the East end of the bridge as the towboat CAHABA "blew for a draw," as it is called -- at the Rooster Bridge.
- The fact that the unseaworthy condition occurred after the towboat left port is immaterial.
- The rivermen who crew the towboat, (towboater) are constantly working in a high risk dangerous environment.
- Working on inland barges is extremely hands on and a towboater is constantly working either docking barges, building tow, or working on the towboat.
- Towboat size Towboats range in size from 600 horsepower up to over 10,000 horsepower.
- This towboat is a lean, mean package that packs a ton of attitude into 20 feet 8 inches.
- A Tugboat is a small powerful boat designed for towing or pushing larger vessels, also called a towboat.
- Horse-drawn boat Not to be confused with the modern towboat.
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- The towboat is approaching the bridge with barges loaded with coal.
- The towboat hit the bridge while trying to back away, but the current caught it, turned it sideways, and sank it.
- The towboat pushes one or more barges that are held together with rigging and is called collectively the tow.
- The duty to provide a towboat that is reasonably safe extends to all parts of the vessel and tow and to almost all facets of its operation.
- The warranty of seaworthiness extends to all parts of the towboat including the hull, appliances, gear and equipment, the tow, even the towboat's crew.
- Towboat and mixed cargo barges on the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) river.
- A photographic record of towboat movements on the Upper Mississippi River from Alton to mile 25 on the Lower Illinois.
- A towboat crew member is entitled to maintenance and cure when injured or taken ill while in the service of the towboat.
- The towboat company's obligation of cure is not merely to reimburse an injured towboat crew member for medical expenses.
- The obligation of the towboat company to pay maintenance and cure terminates when the crew member reaches Maximum Medical Improvement.
- The crew of a towboat varies from co mpany to company.
- To maximize profit many towboat schedules require crew members to serve a 30 day hitch.
- The deckhands are the grunts of the towboat crew.
- The crew live aboard the towboat as it travels along the inland river system and or the intracoastal waterways.
- The towboat company must also make arrangements for the towboat crew member to obtain the medical care if the crew member is not in a position to do so.
- As the plaintiff, you may sue the towboat company under the Jones Act in either Federal Court or in State Court.
- The entire crew of a towboat from the captain to the cook is covered under Federal General Maritime Law and the Jones Act.
- The nature of the towboat and barge industry on the inland river system is very dangerous.
- Towboat companies, as a rule, have trouble finding and keeping competent people to do the dangerous, lonely work of a deckhand or tankerman.
- The towboat company has no right to ask for a jury trial if you decide to have your case tried by a Judge alone.
- In a classic case, factually not related to a towboat but illustrative for the point to be made, the plaintiff was a crew member of a fishing trawler.
- Navigation is the responsibility of the towboat captain and the pilots who rotate wheel house watch during the voyage.
- It is sufficient if the illness manifests itself during the voyage or hitch aboard the towboat.
- On April 19, 1979 towboat CAHABA, under the command of Capt.
- Claim: Series of photographs shows a towboat rolling under a bridge and emerging from the other side.
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