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YNT-18 "ANNAWAN"

Built in 1943, by Liberty Drydock of Brooklyn, New York (hull #40) as the Russell 15 for the Russell Brothers Towing Company (Newtown Creek Towing Company Company) of New York, New York.

However, the tug was later acquired by the United States Navy. Where she was designated as the YN-50 (Annawan). Although, she was later redesignated as YNT-18 (Annawan).

The tug was returned to the Russell Brothers Towing Company (Newtown Creek Towing Company) of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Russell 15.

In 1961, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she initially retained her name.

In 1963, the McAllister Brothers Towing Company renamed the tug as the Dennis McAllister.

In 1968, the tug was acquired by the J.A. Tug Corporation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Carmen A.

She was eventually sold. Where she was renamed as the Mary D. Russell.

The tug was then acquired by the Kehoe Transportation Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Maureen P. Kehoe.

She was eventually acquired by the Kosnac Floating Derrick Corporation of Staten Island, New York. Where she was renamed as the Kosnac Girls.

The tug was later sold later acquired by the Tottenville Marina of Tottenville, Staten Island, New York. Where she was renamed as the Jarred E. The tug was dropped from documentation on April 30th, 2006. And, was scrapped in Tottenville, New York. She was a single screw tug, rated at 750 horsepower.
(William Lafferty)


  • Vessel Name: YNT-18 "ANNAWAN"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 243458
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WB2262
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 40
  • Ship Builder: LIBERTY DRYDOCK
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 80.2
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.9
  • Hull Breadth: 22.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 142
  • Net Tonnage: 95
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Russell 15, Annawan (YN-50), Annawan (YNT-18), Russell 15, Dennis McAllister, Carmen A., Mary D. Russell, Maureen P. Kehoe, Kosnac Girls, Jarred E.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Russell Bros. Towing Co. (Newtown Creek Towing Co.), United States Navy, Newtown Creek Towing Co., McAllister Brothers Towing Co., Kehoe Transportation Co., Kosnac Floating Derrick Corp., TOTTENVILLE MARINA INC