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POINT VICENTE
Pictured as: the Point Vincente (Foss Marine) Photo by: Kit Conn

Built in 1976, by by J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Incorporated of Tacoma, Washington (hull #208) as the Point Vincente for the Wilmington Transportation Company of Los Angeles, California.

In 1998, the Wilmington Transportation Company was acquired by the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, EMD 12-645-E2 diesel engines. With Falk 1630 MRVDF-C reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.9:1. Turning two, five bladed, 82(in) by 108(in), fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 3,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by one, 40kW generator sets. Driven by a Detroit Diesel 4-71 diesel engine. And two, 60kW, Sundstrad hydraulic generator sets. The tug's capacities are 67,627 gallons of fuel, 1,743 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 3,186 gallons of water.

The deck equipment consists of a 40 horsepower, electric, double drum windlass. Outfitted with 200(ft) of SSR-1200 ship wire, on each drum.


  • Vessel Name: POINT VICENTE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0577702
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 07531840
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB9763
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 208
  • Ship Builder: J. M. MARTINAC SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 97.7
  • Hailing Port: LOS ANGELES, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.7
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 150
  • Net Tonnage: 102
  • Owner:
    FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    1151 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH
    SEATTLE, WA 98109
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Wilmington Transportation Co., FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY,FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY