Home Search Links About Us Updates TBI Store Login
JUSTINE FOSS
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1976, by McDermott Shipyard Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana (hull #100) as the Justine Foss for the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington.

Powered by two, EMD 12-645-E7 diesel engines. With Falk 1635 MRSF reduction gears, at a ratio of 3.95:1. Turning two, 110(in) by 80/86(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 4,300 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 115kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM Detroit Diesel 6V-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 105,000 gallons of fuel, 140 gallons of hydraulic oil, 3,080 gallons of lube oil, and 4,200 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of a Markey TDSD-32, double drum, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire on the primary drum. And, 2,200(in) of 2(in) towing wire on the secondary drum. As well as, a Foss bow winch, outfitted with 200(ft) of 1-18(in) ship wire.


  • Vessel Name: JUSTINE FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 575361
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7512002
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYL4978
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 101
  • Ship Builder: MCDERMOTT SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 118.7
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 14.6
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 198
  • Net Tonnage: 134
  • Owner:
    FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    1151 FAIRVIEW AVE N
    SEATTLE, WA 98109
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PACIFIC TOWBOAT & SALVAGE CO., FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY