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PETER B. McALLISTER (1940)

Built in 1940, by Equitable Equipment of Madisonville, Louisiana (hull #108) as the B.T. DeBardeleben for the DeBardeleben Marine Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware.

She was later acquired by the BiFrost Company Incorporated of Quincy, Massachusetts. Where the tug was renamed as the Lilian.

In 1968, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Peter B. McAllister.

In 1998, she was scuttled. The tug was a single screw, rated at 1,800 horsepower


  • Vessel Name: PETER B. McALLISTER (1940)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 239970
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5208310
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Great Lakes, Registry
  • Call Sign: WA3142
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 108
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Length: 75.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 10.8
  • Hull Breadth: 23.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 138
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    B.T. DeBardeleben, Lilian, Peter B. McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    DeBardeleben Marine Corp., BiFrost Co. Inc., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSP CO