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KATHRYNE E. McALLISTER
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1980, by Diamond Manufacturing of Savannah, Georgia (hull #472) as the Barbara H. Neuhaus for the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

The Suderman and Young Towing Company, along with the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas. Maintained an operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. The Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas, and the Superman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Towing and Transportation Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Kathryne E. McAllister.

Powered by a single, EMD 16-645E7B diesel engine. With a Reintjes WAV 3400 reduction gear, at a ratio of 5.053:1. The tug is single screw tug, outfitted with a flanking rudder. For a rated 3,070 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 46,932 gallons of fuel, 1,256 gallons of lube oil, and 3,225 gallons of potable water.
(Captain Matt Register)


  • Vessel Name: KATHRYNE E. McALLISTER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 617115
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7816587
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WQZ6967
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 472
  • Ship Builder: DIAMOND MANUFACTURING CO
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 88.7
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 16.4
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 172
  • Net Tonnage: 117
  • Owner:
    MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO INC
    17 BATTERY PLACE
    NEW YORK, NY 10004
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BARBARA H. NEUHAUS, BARBARA. H NEUHAUS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BAY HOUSTON MARITIME INDUSTRIES INC, BAY HOUSTON MARITIME INDUSTRIES INC, MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO INC, MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION CO INC