Walter Hughes began working as a deckhand on tugboats in the 1930s before serving as a paratrooper during World War II. He returned from the war to a long career as a tugboat captain and dispatcher in New York Harbor.
David Sharps, Deborah Kaufman, and Johnathan Thayer (interviewers); Walter Hughes (interviewee)
2014 January 10
- Mariner Oral Histories
- Hughes, Walter