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DOROTHY FOSS

Built in 1963, by Albina Machine and Engine Works of Portland, Oregon (hull #357) as the Dorothy Foss for Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington.

In 1994, the tug acquired by Cook Inlet Marine of Homer, Alaska. Where she was renamed as the Redoubt.

In 2004, she was acquired by John Crandall of Homer, Alaska. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2018, the tug went out of documentation. Her current, and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DOROTHY FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 291776
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD2451
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 357
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA MACHINE & ENGINE WORKS
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Length: 66.7
  • Hailing Port: HOMER, AK.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 97
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Owner:
    JOHN CRANDALL
    907 TASMANIA COURT PO BOX 470
    HOMER, AK 99603
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    DOROTHY FOSS, REDOUBT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Launch and Tug Co., Cook Inlet Marine Inc., JOHN CRANDALL