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    A.J. Hawker kindly provided me with a picture of a ship I was on, Salvesen’s “Salvada”. She was in a port and had a couple of tugs around her with the name “Cates” on them. Anyone have an idea of what port this may have been given the name on the tugs.
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    Possibly need a Copy of that Picture Duke !\
    Cheers Upload it so we can have a peep!
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    i’m no too good at that’s Doc, maybe AJ can get it from the gallery. In looking at my picture library on my iPad, I noticed another ship I was on, Denholm’s “ Scotstoun” with the same tugs.

    If you read this Peg, can you post the pictures please.

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    Low and behold, it’s there. I’ll try the other one now.
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    Here is another Pic of the Scotstoun as the Bordatxda Duke
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    Hi Duke
    As Cates Tugs are situated in Vancouver Canada I am sure that it must have been some Port there will have to look around and see.
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    Yep it is here is the Link with that same Pic Duke
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    https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/m-s-salvada

    Here is a Pic of Cates Tugs in Vancouver

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    The Tugs will be hard to ID Duke as they are all (there are several) numbered names like Charles H Cates # 1 #2 #3 and so on.
    If you look at this Link and open each PDF File in turn you will get Pictures of the Tugs ,
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SbvVrXu9ZM Video of one of their Tugs
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    Duke it was Vancouver, both pics were, thought i told you.
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    You probably did Peg, I forgot. Thanks.

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    I was more interested in the location than the tugs, I was just using them as an identifier. Thanks Doc.
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    That would have been Vancouver, B.C.

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    Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

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