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NEILL McALLISTER (1944)
Pictured as: the Elizabeth S. Hooper (Interstate) Photo: William Hooper Collection

Built in 1944, by Equitable Equipment of Madisonville, Louisiana (hull #394) as the ST-703 for the United States Army.

In 1947, the tug was acquired by Interstate Oil Transportation Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed as the Elizabeth S. Hooper.

In 1958, she was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Neill McAllister.

In 1967, the tug was acquired by undisclosed interests in San Perlo, Mexico. Her current and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NEILL McALLISTER (1944)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 254303
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 394
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Length: 79.4
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.6
  • Hull Breadth: 23.0
  • Gross Tonnage: 146
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ST-703, Elizabeth S. Hooper, Neill McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Interstate Oil Transportation Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co.