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YTL-166
Pictured as: the General (Olson Marine) Photo Courtesy of: Olson Marine

Built in 1941, by Luders Marine of Stamford, Connecticut (hull #YTL-166USN) as the YTL 166 for the United States Navy.

In 1966, the tug was acquired by the Marine Power and Equipment Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she was renamed as the MPE 166.

In 1972, she was acquired by the Pioneer Towing Company of Kenmore, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the General.

The tug was then acquired by the Seley Corporation of Ketchikan, Alaska. Where she retained her name.

In 2005, she was acquired by C and O Marine of Ketchikan, Alaska. Where she retained her name.

In 2005, C and O Marine parters Rick and Wendy Olson obtained full control of the company and renamed it as Olson Marine Incorporated.

In 2017 she was scrapped at Ketchikan, Alaska.

Powered by a single Cummins diesel engine, turning a single five bladed, stainless steel propeller. For a rated 675 horsepower. The tug's capacities were 6,000 gallons of fuel, and 500 gallons of potable water.

Her towing gear consisted of a towing winch outfitted with 1,500(ft) 1.25(in) towing wire.


  • Vessel Name: YTL-166
  • USCG Doc. No.: 504550
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3757
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: YTL-166USN
  • Ship Builder: LUDERS MARINE CONSTRUCTION CO
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Length: 61.3
  • Hailing Port: KETCHIKAN, AK.
  • Hull Depth: 6.1
  • Hull Breadth: 17.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 47
  • Net Tonnage: 27
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YTL 166, MPE 166
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, C & O MARINE INC, OLSON MARINE INC