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TERESA McALLISTER (1927)
Photo by: Bob Mattsson

Built in 1927, by Crowninshield Shipbuilding of Fall River, Massachusetts as the Betty.

The tug was later sold, where she was renamed as the Catherine Pope.

She was later acquired by the Metropolitan Sand and Gravel Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Metropolitan No. 2.

The tug was then acquired by the Card Towing Company of Norfolk, Virginia. Where the tug was renamed as the Rowen Card.

In 1943, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Teresa McAllister.

In 1953, she was sold. The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current and, or final, disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: TERESA McALLISTER (1927)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 226881
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Ship Builder: Crowninshield Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Length: 85.0
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.4
  • Hull Breadth: 21.4
  • Gross Tonnage: 108
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Betty, Catherine Pope, Metropolitan No. 2, Rowen Card, Teresa McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Metropolitan Sand and Gravel Co., Card Towing Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co.