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PACIFIC GEMINI

Built in 1970, by the Pacific Towboat and Salvage Company of Long Beach, California (hull #1) as the Pacific Gemini for the Pacific Towboat and Salvage Company of Long Beach, California

In the late 1970's, the Pacific Towboat and Salvage Company was acquired by the Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii. Where the tug retained her name. The Pacific Towboat and Salvage Company operated as a component of the Dillingham Corporation of Seattle, Washington.

In 1986, as part of a restructuring. Along with all other Dillingham maritime transportation operations, the company was transferred under the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1987, the Foss Maritime Company, and its subsidiaries were acquired by Saltchuk Resources Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 1994, she was acquired by Brusco Tug and Barge of Longview, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Julius Brusco.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,200 horsepower.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: PACIFIC GEMINI
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0526954
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC5558
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1
  • Ship Builder: PACIFIC TOWBOAT & SALVAGE
  • Year Built: 1970
  • Length: 75.6
  • Hailing Port: PORT HUENEME, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.1
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    PACIFIC GEMINI
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Pacific Towboat and Salvage Co., Dillingham Corp., Foss Maritime Co., BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC