Tuesday, August 7, 2012

USS Edson Arrival - August 7th

The USS Edson, with the tugs Colonel & Manitou, arrived on the Saginaw River on Tuesday, arriving at the Essexville Wirt Sand and Stone dock around 8:45am.  The Edson will be moored here temporarily until her permanent moorings near the Independence Bridge are complete.

Led by the tug Colonel and trailed by the tug Manitou, the USS Edson
makes her way to her new home in Bay City, MI

Making the bend at the Essexville Range Lights

Tug Manitou on the stern of the Edson

Nearing the Wirt Sand and Stone dock in Essexville

Manitou pouring on the power

Pushing the USS Edson to the Shore

Tug Colonel pushing the Edson up to her temporary moorings

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