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SEA LION

Built in 1905, at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

In 1948, the tug was acquired by Island Tug and Barge Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Where the tug was renamed as the Sea Lion.

In 1960, Island Tug and Barge Limited was acquired by McAllister Towing Limited Montreal of Montreal, Canada. A subsidiary of the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York.

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 was later sold. Where she was renamed as the Sea Lion VI. However, the tug is no longer in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: SEA LION
  • USCG Doc. No.: C117116
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Year Built: 1905
  • Length: 114.0
  • Hailing Port: Vancouver, BC
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Sea Lion
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Island Tug and Barge Limited, McAllister Towing Limited Montreal, Genstar Limited