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NEILL McALLISTER (1956)

Built in 1957, at Jakobson Shipyard Incorporated of Oyster Bay, New York (hull #375) as the Dalzelline the Dalzell Towing and Transportation Company (New Haven Transport Company) of New York, New York.

In 1965, Dalzell Towing was acquired by McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Neill McAllister.

In 2011, she was acquired by the Zenith Tugboat Company of Duluth, Minnesota. Where she was renamed as the Franz Van Riedel.

In 2012, the tug was acquired by Ocean tug and Barge Logistics of Port Au Prince, Haiti. Where the tug was renamed as the Icon I. The tug was single screw, rated at 1,600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NEILL McALLISTER (1956)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 274950
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6506214
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Recreational, Registry
  • Call Sign: WJ5164
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 375
  • Ship Builder: JAKOBSON SHIPYARD, INC.
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Length: 89
  • Hailing Port: CHARLESTON, SC.
  • Hull Depth: 11.5
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 167
  • Net Tonnage: 114
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Dalzelline, NEILL MCALLISTER, Franz Van Riedel, Icon I
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dalzell Towing and Transportation Co. (New Haven Transport), McAllister Bros. Towing Co., MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC, ZENITH TUGBOAT COMPANY INC, OCEAN BARGES AND TUG LOGISTICS LLC