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MARIANNE McALLISTER (1966)
Photo by: Foggy

Built in 1966, by Avondale Shipyards of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #1109) as the Ben Candies for the Otto Candies Company of Des Allemands, Louisiana.

In 1977, the tug was leased. Where she was renamed as the Krystal K. Peterson.

In 1978, she was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Marianne McAllister.

In 2014, the tug was acquired by Island Trader Shipping Company in Guyana, where she was renamed as the Marianne.

Powered by two, EMD 12-645-CE2, diesel engines. With Lufkin reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.83:1. She was a twin screw tug rated at 3,600 horsepower.

Her capacities were 114,000 gallons of fuel oil, 2,200 gallons of lube oil and 5,000 gallons of potable water.

The tug was fitted with two fire monitors rated at 1,000 Gallons Per Minute. Her towing gear consisted of a Markey, double drum, towing winch. Equipped with 2,000(ft) of 2(in) towing wire.


  • Vessel Name: MARIANNE McALLISTER (1966)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 502588
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6620577
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WSP2098
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1109
  • Ship Builder: AVONDALE SHIPYARDS, INC.
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 115
  • Hailing Port: Guyana
  • Hull Depth: 16.9
  • Hull Breadth: 31
  • Gross Tonnage: 192
  • Net Tonnage: 131
  • Owner:
    AMIN F
    Lot 14-15
    Good Success
    Wakenaam, Guyana
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Ben Candies, Krystal K. Peterson, MARIANNE MCALLISTER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    OTTO CANDIES, LLC, MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC, MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC