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FISHER NO. 15

Built in 1871, by Cramp Shipbuilding of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the Emily.

The tug was later acquired by the Fisher Towboat Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed as the Fisher No. 15.

In 1955, she was acquired by McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1958, the tug was acquired by the Daniels Oil Company of Portland, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name.

The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 165 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: FISHER NO. 15
  • USCG Doc. No.: 008741
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Ship Builder: Cramp Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 1871
  • Length: 59.5
  • Hull Depth: 6.4
  • Hull Breadth: 13.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 32
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Emily, Fisher No. 15
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Fisher Towboat Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., Daniels Oil Co.