Each situation unique for anchoring ships

by Tim Flanagan on January 22, 2012

David Sellers has this story in the Peninsula Daily News:

Dan Kauffman of Port Angeles recently asked me the following questions:

How many ships can safely anchor in Port Angeles Harbor?

Are all ships entering and exiting the harbor required to use a tug?

And are the anchorages controlled by the Coast Guard?

Ron Winterfeld, look
the captain of Brian S, the tug that maneuvers the refueling barge in the harbor for Tesoro Petroleum, was kind enough to carve out time from his busy schedule last week to explain the nuances of anchoring vessels in the harbor.

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