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MTL - 1218

Built in 1943, by the Wilson Boat Company of Wilmington, California as the MTL-1218 for the United States Army.

In 1947, she was acquired by the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as Omer Foss.

In 1962, the tug was acquired by the Pacific Tow Boat Company of Anacortes, Washington. Where she was renamed as Sea Prince.

In 1970, the tug sank. After being salvaged, she was rebuilt as a fishing vessel, and renamed Miss Faye Ann.


  • Vessel Name: MTL - 1218
  • USCG Doc. No.: 253695
  • Vessel Service: COMMERCIAL FISHING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Fishery, Recreational
  • Call Sign: WS6960
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Ship Builder: WILSON BOAT CO
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 43.6
  • Hailing Port: GARIBALDI OR
  • Hull Depth: 5.7
  • Hull Breadth: 10.4
  • Gross Tonnage: 19
  • Net Tonnage: 12
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MTL-1218, Omer Foss, Sea Prince, Miss Faye Ann
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Foss Launch and Tug Co., Pacific Tow Boat Co., Melvin G. Forell