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INDIAN

Built in 1897, by Neafie and Levy and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (hull #897) as the John I. Brady

The tug was later acquired by the P.F. Martin Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where the tug was renamed as the Indian.

In 1948, the P.F. Martin Company was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name

In 1958, the tug was acquired by the Harbor Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. A subsidiary if the Interstate Oil Transportation Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where she retained her name.

The tug's current and or final disposition is unknown. She was single screw, rated at 150 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: INDIAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 077268
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 897
  • Ship Builder: NEAFIE & LEVEY SHIP ENGINE BUILDING CO.
  • Year Built: 1897
  • Length: 72.0
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Gross Tonnage: 72
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    John I. Brady, Indian
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    P.F. Martin Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., Harbor Towing Co.