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ADRIATIC
Pictured as: the Eileen McAllister (Penobscot Bay) Photo by: Capt. Brian Fournier

Built in 1907, by Neafie and Levy Shipbuilding of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (hull #1005) as the Adriatic for the P.F. Martin Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In 1948, the P.F. Martin Company was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name

In 1952, the tug was converted from a coal fired, steam engine to a single diesel engine. Upon completion of the project. The McAllister Brothers Towing Company, renamed the tug as the Eileen McAllister.

In 1975, she was acquired by Captain Arthur Fournier of the Penebscot Bay Towing Company of Belfast, Maine. Where the tug retained her name.

The tug was later acquired by General Marine Construction of Portland, Maine. Where the tug retained her name. However, the tug sank in Prospect Harbor in the 1980's. She was single screw, rated at 900 horsepower.
(Captain Brian Fournier)


  • Vessel Name: ADRIATIC
  • USCG Doc. No.: 2048160
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1005
  • Ship Builder: Neafie & Levy Ship & Engine Building Company
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Length: 78
  • Hailing Port: PORTLAND, ME.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 113
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Adriatic, Eileen McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    P.F. Martin Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., Fournier Marine Corp., General Marine Construction