Tugboat Pulls Off Unbelieveable Maneuver!

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Sometimes all you need to have a successful sail is a bit of luck. No wonder sailors are known for their superstition and strange rituals. Looks like these sailors have done everything by the book, since they have had the enormous luck not to sink this tugboat as it “sailed” beneath the bridge. Just look at this series of sequential images and see for your selves. You won’t believe your eyes what impossible maneuver they managed to pull-off. This was definitely not just another day at the river for them!

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

The towboat is approaching the bridge with barges loaded with coal.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

This frame gives you an idea of how fast the river is running. Obviously at or near flood stage…

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Looks like trouble.The bridge didn’t open and the boat can’t stop. Notice that the tug has released the barges. He is backing as hard as possible to try and avoid a collision with the bridge.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Can’t back down enough against the current.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Uh Oh! The current has swung the boat around sideways.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

The cook thinks maybe something isn’t quite right.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

The boss is going to be REAL mad!

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Uh… Boss? Do we have flood insurance on this boat?

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Uh…. Boss? You ain’t gonna believe what we just did!

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

She’s low, but the flag is still flying.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

The wheelhouse door and the door in the second deck are now open.

Look close at the bottom righthand side of the picture and you will see that the bridge guardrail is underwater.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Look at the water pouring out of the second deck doorway.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

The working deck is still underwater, but rising.

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

Notice anything unusual? Look at the smoke coming from the exhausts. This thing is running!!!

Unbelievable Luck: Tugboat Pulls-off an Impossible Maneuver

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