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RUSTLER

Built in 1887, by Thomas McDonald of Hoquiam, Washington as the Rustler.

The tug was later acquired by the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 2010, she sank at a pier side in Seattle, Washington. The tug was raised, and scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: RUSTLER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 110744
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WB2269
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Ship Builder: THOMAS McDONALD
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Length: 53
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 4.6
  • Hull Breadth: 13.9
  • Gross Tonnage: 20
  • Net Tonnage: 13
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Launch and Tug Co., TED STANLEY