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CATHERINE QUIGG
Pictured as: the Kodiak (41 North Offshore) Photo by: Ryan Silva

Built in 1977, by the Jones Tug and Barge Company of Long Beach, California as the Swanee for the Jones Tug and Barge Company of Long Beach, California.

The tug was later acquired by Harley Marine Services of Seattle, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Catherine Quigg.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by 41 North Offshore LLC of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Kodiak.

Originally powered by two, GM16V71 diesel engines. Harley Marine Services repowered the tug with two, Detroit Diesel 12v149 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG520 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.04:1. Turning two, 59(in) by 59(in), Kaplan, stainless steel, fixed pitch, propellers, mounted in Type 19 kort nozzles. For a rated 1,400 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 30kW generators. One driven by a Detroit Diesel 6-71 diesel engine. And, the other is driven by a Detroit Diesel 4-71 diesel engine. The tug's capacities are 18,000 gallons of fuel, 400 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 400 gallons of lube oil, and 1,700 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a double drum, Tulsa towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 1.50(in), 6 x 26 wire rope on the port drum. And, 600(ft) of 2.38(in), Samson Quantum 12 rope on the starboard drum.
(Kyle Stubbs, Jonah Mikutowicz)


  • Vessel Name: CATHERINE QUIGG
  • USCG Doc. No.: 583332
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WBF8157
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: JONES TUG AND BARGE CO
  • Year Built: 1977
  • Length: 61
  • Hailing Port: NEW BEDFORD, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 23
  • Gross Tonnage: 95
  • Net Tonnage: 64
  • Owner:
    41 NORTH OFFSHORE LLC

    NEW BEDFORD, MA 2740
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SWANEE, CATHERINE QUIGG
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Jones Tug and Barge Co., OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC, OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC, OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC, OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC, OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC, OLYMPIC TUG & BARGE INC