Karen Andrie & A-397 - Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A.


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The 1965-built Great Lakes tug Karen Andrie and the 1962-built petroleum products tank barge A-397 are seen in these photographs first while the were approaching a dock Toledo's Maumee Bay on October 25th, 1993 then actually at the dock the following day. Karen Andrie sailed as Sarah Hays from 1965 until 1993. The barge has sailed previously as Auntie Mame from 1962 until 1991 and Iron Mike from 1991 until 1993 at which time her current name was applied. Photo by Jim Hoffman.

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Posted: December 20, 2002       Last Revised: December 20, 2002
Photos by Jim Hoffman - Copyright © - 1993, 2002

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