Building Baydelta

A Legacy of Tugboats

How three San Francisco bar pilots, master mariners, broke tradition leaving secure, lifetime positions to buy a tugboat company.

  • CAPTAIN RON CHARLESWORTH
  • CAPTAIN JACK GOING
  • CAPTAIN STEVE WARE

as told to & written by
KRISTIN DELAPLANE & DUFFY JENNINGS

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Chronicling the history of Baydelta Maritime, the project includes a series of video oral history interviews with the three owners, all former San Francisco Bay Bar Pilots, who have operated the tugboat company since 1993. In this clip, Captain Jack Going describes the new regulations and how that affected Baydelta Maritime.

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connecting

with Kristin