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FIDALGO

Built in 1973, by Universal Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana as the Fidalgo.

In 1994, the tug was acquired by the Padilla Tug Company Incorporated of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Where she retained her name.

In 2004, she was acquired by the Sea Coast Transportation Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2007, Sea Coast Transportation Company was acquired by K-Sea Transportation Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2011, the K-Sea Transportation Partnership was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2014, the tug went out of documentation. Her current, and, or final disposition is unknown. She was a twin screw tug, rated at 1,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: FIDALGO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 547180
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYP2480
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: UNIVERSAL IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Length: 94
  • Hull Depth: 10.8
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 76
  • Net Tonnage: 51
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    FIDALGO
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Padilla Tug Co., SEA COAST TRANSPORTATION LLC, K-SEA TRANSPORTATION LLC, K-SEA TRANSPORTATION LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC