The New Yorker has a good listen on working on Tugs.
[I]This week in the magazine, Burkhard Bilger writes about tugboats, with a focus on the Smith family, who have lived on tugboats since Latham Smith built his first one in 1969. Here Bilger narrates an audio slide show about the Smiths and the tugboating life. With photographs by Benjamin Lowy and snapshots courtesy of the Smith family.[/I]