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STEVEN McALLISTER (1887)

Built in 1887, by John H. Dialogue and Son (hull #278) as the Jason McCaulley for Jason McCaulley of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In 1918, the tug was sold. Where she was renamed as the Arabian.

In 1948, she acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Steven McAllister.

In 1962, the tug was sold. Where she was renamed as the Marquita. However, the tug is no longer in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: STEVEN McALLISTER (1887)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 076664
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Hull Number: 278
  • Ship Builder: John H. Dialogue & Son
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Length: 82.7
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.4
  • Hull Breadth: 19.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 106
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Jason McCaulley, Arabian, Steven McAllister, Marquita
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Jason McCaulley, McAllister Brothers Towing Co.