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ADELINE FOSS

Built in 1944, by Northwestern Shipbuilding of South Bellingham, Washington (hull #LT 452) as the LT 452 (Sgt. Raymond E. Baser) for the United States Army.

In 1958, the tug was acquired by Foss Launch and Tug of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Adeline Foss.

In 1977, she was sold to Peru where she was renamed as the Ann W.

In 1979, by the tug was sunk as a target by the Bolivian Navy.


  • Vessel Name: ADELINE FOSS
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: LT452
  • Ship Builder: NORTHWESTERN SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Gross Tonnage: 275
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SGT. Raymond E. Baser (LT 452), Adeline Foss, Ann W
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, Foss Launch and Tug