Sarah Spencer Jane Ann

The owner of the tug barge combination called the Sarah Spencer (above), has a daughter named Sarah and a son named Spencer. The name of the tug is the Jane Ann, which also happens to be the name of his wife. Photo taken April 16, 2002. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 06-26-2005 … [Read more...]

Sarah Spencer is ATB

The Sarah Spencer, here to load taconite, is a unique combination of nautical parts. The Sarah Spencer barge (formerly the hull of the laker Adam Cornelius) has a notch at one end into which the tug Jane Ann IV fits. The combination is officially designated as an articulated tug barge or ATB, for short. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 09-09-2004 … [Read more...]