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Canals, Ports & Terminals — By on January 22, 2015 at 7:19 PM

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January 22, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama

There will be a dead ship tow of the Dive Support Vessel UNCLE JOHN from the Mobile Sea Buoy to BAE Shipyard starting at approximately 0600 today (22 January).

The 253 feet long, 173 feet wide rig will be towed by the tugs FINN FALGOUT and WILKEN FALGOUT with assist tugs provided by Crescent Towing.

The UNCLE JOHN and the FINN FALGOUT will have bar pilots onboard for the entire operation and will be standing by on VHF/FM channels 13 and 16.

The transit will be made in daylight hours and should take 7 to 9 hours, during which time one-way traffic will be necessary.

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