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RiverNotes: Wrapping up My River Trip

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on July 12, 2010

My inland waterways education included breaking the tow to get through locks, rearranging the tow to drop off and pick up barges, making tight bridges, conducting safety training, and innovative ways to board and debark a vessel. Not that I actually did any of those things myself…

RiverNotes: A Thinking Man's Game

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on July 6, 2010

On the upper Mississippi at Lynwood, it was time for the Theresa Wood to drop off two empty barges. To rearrange the tow, the deckhands pulled apart and remade 22 lines; set the sounder and speakers at the head of the tow and ran the cords back to the boat…