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ANN MARIE
Photo by: Jeff Thoreson

Built in 1954, by the Smith Basin and Drydock Company of Pensacola, Florida (hull #125) as the U-26-1449 for the United States Air Force.

The United States Air Force later redesigned the tug as TG-26-1449.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by Dawes Marine Incorporated of Tonawanda, New York. Where she was renamed as Apache.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by the Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan. Where she was renamed as the Ann Marie.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ANN MARIE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1065132
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WZH3507
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 125
  • Ship Builder: Smith Basin & Drydock
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Length: 65
  • Hailing Port: FRANKFORT, MI.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 81
  • Net Tonnage: 65
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    U-26-1449, TG-26-1449
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Air Force, Dawes Marine Inc.