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TERESA McALLISTER (1919)

Built in 1919, by the Leathem D. Smith Towing and Wrecking Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (hull #1086/2786) as the Ox for the United States Shipping Board.

She was later acquired by the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Where the tug was renamed as the Claremont.

In 1947, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Teresa McAllister.

In 1953, she was dismantled. The tug was single screw, rated at 450 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: TERESA McALLISTER (1919)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 219145
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Hull Number: 1086/2786
  • Ship Builder: Leathem D. Smith Towing and Wrecking Company
  • Year Built: 1919
  • Length: 95.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 12.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24.7
  • Gross Tonnage: 177
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Ox, Claremont
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Shipping Board, Lehigh Valley Railroad Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co.