And you think your commute is tough? Resident Elston Hill shares the following photos he took Friday, Oct. 30, showing the tugboat Pacific Knight smashing south towards Tacoma past the shores of Burien’s Three Tree Point at 10 knots directly into the wind (click images to see larger version/slideshow): awindy_0393 awindy_0349 According to http://tugboatinformation.com:

Built in 1980, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #358) as the Pacific Knight for Swire Pacific of LaGrande, Oregon. The tug was eventually acquired by Foss Maritime of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name. She is a twin screw tug rated at 1,700 horsepower.
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