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NITINAT CHIEF

Built in 1941, at Vancouver, British Columbia as the Nintinat Chief.

In 1960, the tug was acquired by Island Tug and Barge Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A subsidy of McAllister Towing Limited Montreal of Montreal, Canada. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1969, Island Tug and Barge Limited was acquired by Genstar Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia. Where the tug initially retained her name.

The tug is no longer in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: NITINAT CHIEF
  • USCG Doc. No.: C17347
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Length: 64.4
  • Hailing Port: Vancouver, BC
  • Gross Tonnage: 50
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Nintinat Chief
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Island Tug and Barge Ltd., McAllister Towing Ltd. of Montreal, Genstar Ltd.