Markey Machinery Co., Inc. of Seattle,Washington
has supplied equipment onboard Crowley's tug Response.
The bow of the tug is fitted with a WYW-20-48 hydraulic combination winch/windlass with a 1-1/4" anchor wildcat, and soft-line storage drum.
Adjacent to the main hawser winch is a type DEPC-42 electric deck-winch for 350 ft. of soft-line, used for tie-up and basic barge-work (thus protecting the main line from general-purpose wear and tear)
The DESS-52 250 HP Electric Hawser Winch represents a major leap forward in
Escort Tug technology, providing the
Captain with the ability to devote his attention to utilizing all of the tug's potential, and leaving the Hawser Winch to handle the line