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CAPTAIN GREGORY BARNETT

Built in 1909, by Willamette Iron and Steel of Portland, Oregon as the Captain Gregory Barnett for the United States Army.

In 1918, the tug was sold, and renamed as the Gordon.

In 1936, she was acquired by the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Mathilda Foss.

In 1943, the tug was requisitioned for service by the United States Navy. Where she was designated as the YT-336 (Skenandoa).

In 1946, the tug was returned to the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Mathilda Foss.

In 1978, the tug was sold, and renamed as the Roxanne.

In 1978, the tug sank.


  • Vessel Name: CAPTAIN GREGORY BARNETT
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Ship Builder: WILLAMETTE IRON & STEEL
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Gross Tonnage: 149
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Captain Gregory Barnett, Gordon, Mathilda Foss, YT-336 (Skenandoa), Mathilda Foss, Roxanne
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Foss Launch and Tug Co., United States Navy, Foss Launch and Tug Co.