Posted: September 2, 2014 | By: Molly Gilmore [The Bellingham Herald]
Though Harbor Days celebrates maritime history, one of the tugboats on view at this weekend’s festival was just launched last week.
The boat, the 15-foot-long Kathy M, is a one-sixth-scale replica of a Pacific Northwest tugboat, built by harbor master Bob Peck.
Kathy M won’t be the smallest tug at Harbor Days, though: That honor goes to Peck’s previous creation, the 10-foot-long Smitty J, a one-quarter-scale replica of an East Coast harbor tug.
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