Article on girting tugs

Following article on girting tugs, partially from own experience:

I hope it’s insightfull for you,



That’s interesting. The word “girting” caught my eye, as when I was reading the Primer of Towing I found reference to a tug “becoming girt” and could find no definition anywhere. Nor did any on board ever hear the word before. This is the first usage of the word I’ve seen since then.