So who is the give-way vessel here then?

US warship just avoids hitting tugboat | Watch (

The tug obviously, the ship is very much Not Under Command!
What was the tug tied onto? If the tug was pulling the ship off the blocks, wouldn’t the tug just move out along with the ship?

The ship. He was pulling the ship off the blocks.

Some miss…


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It would appear that the ship launched early, and the tug tried like hell to get out of the way and failed.

Towing hawser too short

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