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BARBARA McALLISTER (1955)

Built in 1955, by RTC Shipbuilding of Camden, New Jersey (hull #232) as the tug Holland for the Baker Whiteley Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1991, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed Barbara McAllister.

It is unknown when she was placed out of service by McAllister Towing and Transportation. However as of 2004, she is reported as scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BARBARA McALLISTER (1955)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 270572
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6517495
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WG6994
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 232
  • Ship Builder: RTC SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1955
  • Length: 95.1
  • Hailing Port: BALTIMORE, MD.
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 25.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 187
  • Net Tonnage: 127
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Holland
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Baker-Whiteley Towing Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co.