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G. and E. No. 3
Pictured as: the American (Mullane Brothers) Photo by: John Curdy

Built in 1951, by the Chesapeake Marine Railway Company of Baltimore, Maryland (hull #151) as the G. and E. No. 3 for the Consolidated Gas and Electric Company of Baltimore, Maryland. A subsidy of the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1996, the tug was acquired by Constellation Power Sources Incorporated of Baltimore, Maryland. A subsidy of the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where she retained her name.

In 2003, she was "outsourced" to the Vane Brothers Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2006, the tug was acquired by the Dann Marine Towing Company of Chesapeake City, Maryland. Where she was renamed as the Chesapeake Coast.

In 2011, she was acquired by the Mullane Brothers Marine Transportation Company of Chincteague Island, Virgina. Where she was renamed as the American.

In 2012, the tug went out of documentation. The tug was "laid up" in the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Virginia. She was powered by a single, General Motors diesel engine. Turning a single, fixed pitch, propeller for a rated 600 horsepower.
(Vince Cucina, William L. Baxter, Dave Boone, John Curdy)


  • Vessel Name: G. and E. No. 3
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0261303
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WD3100
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 151
  • Ship Builder: CHESAPEAKE MARINE RAILWAY
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Length: 79.5
  • Hailing Port: NORFOLK, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.4
  • Hull Breadth: 20.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 120
  • Net Tonnage: 81
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    G & E NO. 3, CHESAPEAKE COAST, M/V CHESAPEAKE COAST, AMERICAN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Consolidated Gas and Electric Co., CONSTELLATION POWER SOURCE, VANE LINE BUNKERING INC, CHESAPEAKE COAST LC, TIMOTHY MULLANE, TIMOTHY MULLANE