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ISLAND DISPATCHER

Built in 1914, at Tacoma, Washington.

In 1960, the tug was acquired by Island Tug and Barge Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia. A subsidy of McAllister Towing Limited Montreal of Montreal. Where she was renamed as the Island Dispatcher.

In 1965, she was retired. The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: ISLAND DISPATCHER
  • USCG Doc. No.: C15106
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Length: 74.6
  • Hailing Port: VICTORIA, BC.
  • Gross Tonnage: 97
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Island Dispatcher.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Island Tug and Barge Ltd., McAllister Towing Ltd. of Montreal, Genstar Limited