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BROOKS K. McALLISTER
Pictured as: the Brooklyn McAllister (McAllister Towing) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1986, St. John's Shipbuilding Incorporated of Palatka, Florida (hull #37) as the Brooks K. McAllister for the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York.

She was the first tractor tug built for the McAllister Brothers Towing Company. And, the first tractor tug to enter service for the company.

In 1999, the McAllister Towing and Transportation Company renamed the tug as the Brooklyn McAllister.

Powered by two, Tier I compliant, EMD 16-645-CE2, diesel engines. Driving two, Schottel SRP 1212 z drives. For a rated 4,000 horsepower.

The tug is fitted with a Goulds 6-71 TI fire pump. Capable of producing 3,000 Gallons Per Minute, feeding two deck mounted fire monitors.

Her towing gear consists of a JonRie InterTech 200 winch mounted on her bow. Outfitted with 450(ft) of 7(in) neutron rope. And, her hull is also outfitted with submarine fendering.


  • Vessel Name: BROOKS K. McALLISTER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 695611
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8602294
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WSB4047
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 37
  • Ship Builder: OFFSHORE SHIPBUILDING, INC.
  • Year Built: 1986
  • Length: 104.2
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 13.5
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 192
  • Net Tonnage: 131
  • Owner:
    MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC
    17 BATTERY PLACE
    NEW YORK, NY 10004
  • Previous Vessel Names:
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  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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