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JEFFERY K. McALLISTER
Photo by: Marc Piche

Built in 1963, by Mobile Ship Repair of Mobile, Alabama (hull #YTB 770) as the YTB 770 (Dahloega) for the United States Navy.

Built as a Natick class district harbor tug; her keel was laid down on the 4th of November 1963, she was launched on March 23rd, 1964 and delivered to the United States Navy on August 4th, 1964.

She was placed in service in the 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, Virginia. The date she was placed out of service, is unknown as well. However, she was struck from the Naval Register on the 13th of March 2001.

The tug was sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), on the 16th of July 2001, to McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York for $141,000, where she was renamed as the Jeffrey K. McAllister.

She is a single screw tug rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: JEFFERY K. McALLISTER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1116789
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8980878
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: YTB 770
  • Ship Builder: MOBILE SHIP REPAIR
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Length: 102.3
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 16.3
  • Hull Breadth: 29
  • Gross Tonnage: 243
  • Net Tonnage: 72
  • Owner:
    GREENPOINT LIGHTERAGE LLC
    17 BATTERY PLACE
    RM 1200
    NEW YORK, NY 10004
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YTB 770, Dahloega
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    UNITED STATES NAVY, Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service