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JULIA FOSS

Built in 1964, by the Albina Machine and Engine Works Company of Portland, Oregon (hull #367) as the Julia Foss for Foss Launch and Tug of Tacoma, Washington.

The tug was later acquired by the Silver Bay Logging Company of Juneau, Alaska. Where she was renamed as the Silver Bay II.

In 2000, the Silver Bay Logging Company went out of business. Where she was re documented as a recreational vessel.

She was powered by two, Caterpillar 379 diesel engines.


  • Vessel Name: JULIA FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 294650
  • Vessel Service: RECREATIONAL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WQ5303
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 367
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA MACHINE & ENGINE WORKS
  • Year Built: 1964
  • Length: 60.3
  • Hailing Port: WRANGELL, AK.
  • Hull Depth: 7.3
  • Hull Breadth: 21.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 75
  • Net Tonnage: 51
  • Owner:
    SILVER BAY LOGGING INC
    6 MILE ZIMOVIA HIGHWAY
    (WRANGELL AK 99929) PO BOX 270
    KELSO, WA 98626
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Julia Foss, SILVER BAY II
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Launch and Tug Co., SILVER BAY LOGGING INC