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SIR RICHARD
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1967, by McDermott Shipyard Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #142) as the Richard Foss for the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington.

In 2008, the tug was transferred to AmNAV Maritime Services of Oakland, California. A subsidiary of the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she renamed as the Richard.

In 2012, AmNAV Maritime Services was reabsorbed back into Foss Marine Holdings of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Sir Richard.

In 2015, she was phased out of service. And, was "laid up" at the Foss Maritime yard in the Lake Washington Canal in Seattle, Washington. She was powered by two, EMD 12-645-E2 diesel engines. For a rated 3,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SIR RICHARD
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0508288
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 06806676
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WX8957
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 142
  • Ship Builder: MCDERMOTT SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 101.5
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 12.4
  • Hull Breadth: 30.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 156
  • Net Tonnage: 106
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    RICHARD FOSS, RICHARD FOSS, Richard
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, SORT WELL INC, SORT WELL INC, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION, AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION