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McALLISTER BROTHERS (1944)
Photo by: Captain Brian Fournier

Built in 1944, by Tampa Marine Incorporated of Tampa, Florida (hull #18) as the LT-353 for the United States Army.

In 1947, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the McAllister Brothers.

In 1948, she was acquired by the Sheridan Transportation Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where the tug was renamed as the Peggy Sheridan.

In 1979, the tug was acquired by the Buccaneer Marine Towing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Buccaneer I.

She is no longer listed in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 2,160 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: McALLISTER BROTHERS (1944)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 254478
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 18
  • Ship Builder: TAMPA MARINE CORP
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Length: 116.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 16.2
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 298
  • Net Tonnage: 203
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LT-353, McAllister Brothers, Peggy Sheridan, Buccaneer I
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, McAllister Bros. Towing Co, Sheridan Transportation Co. BUCCANEER MARINE TOWING INC LA, BUCCANEER MARINE TOWING INC LA