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HENRY FOSS (1945)

Built in 1945, by Marietta Manufacturing of Point Pleasant, West Virginia (hull #LT 815) as the LT-815 for the United States Army.

In 1964, the tug was acquired by Foss Launch and Tug of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Henry Foss.

In 1984, she was acquired by the Hannah Maritime Corporation of Lemont, Illinois. Where she was renamed as the Kristin Lee Hannah.

In 2000, the tug was sold and renamed as the David E. Her current and or final disposition is unknown.

She was rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: HENRY FOSS (1945)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 297720
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6407640
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WNDX
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: LT815
  • Ship Builder: MARIETTA MANUFACTURING
  • Year Built: 1945
  • Length: 141.6
  • Hailing Port: LEMONT, IL.
  • Hull Depth: 15.7
  • Hull Breadth: 33
  • Gross Tonnage: 602
  • Net Tonnage: 333
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LT 815, Henry Foss, KRISTIN LEE HANNAH, David E
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Foss Launch and Tug, HANNAH MARITIME CORPORATION HANNAH MARITIME CORPORATION