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Bottle 278 - Mary Elizabeth
Date Added: 01 October 2005

This is the tug boat "Mary Elizabeth” sailing on a sea of blue water. The tug's hull has a red bottom with a thin white strip above and then a wide area of black with white at the top. The hull has 8 tires on the sides to allow the tug to be buffered when it comes against another ship. On the bow is rope netting covering the entire bow. The main deck is green and has many deck details such as a yellow wired mesh on the stern deck, a coiled rope; several deck tie offs as other items. The main cabin is painted red and has numerous metal rails, port windows and doors. There is wooden stairs with metal hand railing leading up to the deck above. The upper deck is white with metal railing going all the way around the deck. On that deck are 2 vent pipes toward the rear. There is a large steam stack painted in black with thin red and white stripes near the top. The stack has a very large "L" on each side. Also coming from the deck is the pilot’s cabin painted in red and has clear windows around the front. The name "Mary Elizabeth" painted in white against a black background. Above this cabin is a top deck with several details including radar, red and green lights, and a large mast with metal attachments. Etched on the bottle is the following: "To You who gives of your service to mankind July 18, 1970, made by Harold B. Whiting Plainfield, New Jersey."
Type: Tug Boat   Maker's Name: Whiting, Harold
Category: Freighter   Made Where: Plainfield, New Jersey
Bottle Size: 11" x 5"   Year Made: 1979, July 18
Bottle Type: Unidentified  

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Harold Whiting, Artist Page

Other Bottles by this Artist
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