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GREAT ISAAC

Built in 1943, by General Ship of East Boston, Massachusetts (hull #409) as the Great Issac for the United States Navy.

In 1943, the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York was contracted to man and operate the tug for the United States Navy.

In 1947, she sank off of Barnegat Light off of the New Jersey coast. She was a single screw tug, rated at 2,250 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: GREAT ISAAC
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0245575
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 409
  • Ship Builder: General Ship
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 185.5
  • Hull Depth: 17.8
  • Hull Breadth: 37.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 1117
  • Net Tonnage: 251
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Great Isaac
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    War Shipping Administration, United States Navy