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DALZELLACTIVE

Built in 1899, by T. S. Marvel Shipbuilding of Newburgh, New York (hull #115) as the New York Central No. 21 for the New York Central Railroad of New York, New York.

The tug was later sold. Where she was renamed as the Rea Powers, and then as the Patriot.

In 1959, she was acquired by New Haven Transport (Dalzell Towing and Transportation) of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Dalzellactive.

In 1965, Dalzell Towing was acquired by McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, New York. However, the tug was not included in the sale.

Although in 1966, despite not being included in the McAllister acquisition. The tug was sold, where she was renamed as the Vicky Sue. However, the tug is no longer in documentation. Her current and or final disposition is unknown.

She was a single screw tug, rated at 575 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DALZELLACTIVE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 130846
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 115
  • Ship Builder: HARRY A. MARVEL AND COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1899
  • Length: 81.3
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.2
  • Hull Breadth: 20.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 113
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    New York Central No. 21, Rea Powers, Patriot, Dalzellactive
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    New York Central Railroad, New Haven Transport, New Haven Transport