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James A Hannah Great Lakes Tugboat

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Abandoned Great Lakes Tugboat James A. Hannah

I was exploring Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on a rainy weekend and wandered over to the various harbors and marinas in the area. Docked in a secure pier along Lake Ontario were several workboats. I took some images by reaching over the secure fence line. The rain and reflections of this old vessel created a great moody Great Lakes photograph.

The old working tugboat in this image is James A. Hannah. She is a large 149 foot tugboat constructed in 1945 by Marietta Manufacturing of Point Pleasant, WV. The working ship served the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1964 when she was sold to the Gartland Steamship Company. The James A. Hannah was then brought to the Great Lakes, where it continues in operation today.

Originally built as a steamship, she was converted to diesel power in 1967. In 1976, the Hannah Marine Corp purchased the working tugboat, which then renamed her James. A. Hannah.

The Hannah Marine Corp went bankrupt in 2009, and the vessel was put up for sale. Over the years, McKeil Marine of Hamilton purchased the boat to use it for parts and is currently part of a group of vessels in the process of being scrapped in Hamilton.

All images are original and have been taken by Dan Kosmayer.

All my fine art prints are available as limited edition prints ONLY, professionally printed on Hahnemuhle fine art - archival museum grade paper. Each artwork is limited to 50 editions in each size, signed and numbered on the reverse of the photograph. And it is also accompanied by a signed Certificate of Authenticity. Print only (unframed).

* If you would like a Custom size outside of these sizes, please email us, and we’d be happy to tailor it to whatever you’re after.

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Your prints are carefully packaged, poster rolled, shipped & tracked to your door.

Please allow up to three weeks for the production & delivery of this print.

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