La. tugboat named for Navy officer who saved owner’s life

(MINOT, N.D.) — A new tugboat based in Slidell, La., is named for a Navy officer who had saved the life of the boat’s owner, the Minot Daily News reported. The Admiral Miller is an oceangoing tug owned by John Dalton Jr. The boat is named after Rear Adm. Michael Miller, whose aircraft carrier rescued Dalton and seven other crew of a tugboat that sank off Florida during Hurricane Floyd in 1999.
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By Professional Mariner Staff