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DELORES FOSS
Pictured as: the Laguna (Maxum Petroleum) Photo by: George Schneider

Built in 1966, by Albina Machine and Engine Works of Portland, Oregon (hull #388) as the Delores Foss for the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington.

In 1980, she was acquired by Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company of Portland, Oregon. Where she was renamed as the Powhatan.

In 1994, the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company renamed the tug as the Kahu.

In 2004, the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company renamed the tug as the Laguna.

In 2010, she was acquired by Maxum Petroleum of Rancho Dominguez, California. Where the tug retained her name.

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


  • Vessel Name: DELORES FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 504942
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF4470
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 388
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA MACHINE & ENGINE WORKS
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 66.7
  • Hailing Port: LOS ANGELES, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 96
  • Net Tonnage: 65
  • Owner:
    GATX THIRD AIRCRAFT LLC
    910 SOUTH WEST SPOKANE STREET
    SEATTLE, WA 98134
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Delores Foss, POWHATAN, KAHU, LAGUNA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Launch and Tug Co., SAUSE BROS INC, GLOBAL MARINE TRANSPORTATION INC, GLOBAL MARINE TRANSPORTATION INC, GATX THIRD AIRCRAFT LLC, GATX THIRD AIRCRAFT LLC, GATX THIRD AIRCRAFT LLC