A tugboat improbably sits high on the bank, obscured by tall grass, a broken oil rig hangs over the water nearby.
After airstrikes began, Libyan armed men seized an Italian tugboat in Tripoli used to service the coastal oil platforms.
Entering I found the place crowded and the tugboat ready to convey the passengers to the steamer Atlantic.
It was an odd defiance, a tugboat's challenge to a German battle line.
It was like a pygmy daring a giant, a tugboat challenging the Imperator.
Martella, I am now ready to join you in capturing the tugboat.
A tugboat was sent to Charleston, and the ship was towed to that port.
No attempt was made on the tugboat to bring the second piece into action.
They had come down the harbor through the fog and mist on a tugboat.
This was followed by a cloud of steam that seemed to completely envelop the tugboat.