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ISABEL A. McALLISTER (1918)

Built in 1918, by John H. Mathis and Company Shipbuilders of Camden, New Jersey as the Whistler for the United States Shipping Board.

In 1936, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Isabel A. McAllister.

In 1964, she was dismantled. The tug was single screw, rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ISABEL A. McALLISTER (1918)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 219696
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Ship Builder: JOHN H. MATHIS & COMPANY SHIPBUILDERS
  • Year Built: 1918
  • Length: 92.4
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 13.0
  • Hull Breadth: 24.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 110
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Whistler, Isabel A. McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    US Shipping Board, McAllister Bros. Towing