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DEAN FOSS
Pictured as: the Red Bluff (Star Marine Incorporated) Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1968, by Albina Machine and Engine Works of Portland, Oregon (hull #405) as the Dean Foss for the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington.

In 2005, acquired by Star Marine Incorporated of Bainbridge Island, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Red Bluff.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DEAN FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 513284
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC6944
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 405
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA MACHINE & ENGINE WORKS
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 66.7
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 96
  • Net Tonnage: 65
  • Owner:
    STAR MARINE INC
    7750 NE BERGMAN ROAD
    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA 98110
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    DEAN FOSS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Launch and Tug Co., FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC, STAR MARINE INC