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YT-338 "NESUTAN"

Built in 1942 by Calumet Shipyard and Dry Dock of Chicago, Illinois as the Type V2-ME-A1 tugboat Port Conway (hull #140) for the United States Maritime Commission.

In 1942, she was acquired by the United States Navy, where the tug was renamed as YT-338 "Nesutan". She then spent the war years serving the 7th Naval District out of Boston, Massachusetts.

In 1944, the tug was redesignated as YTB-338 "Nesutan" , and in August, 1945 was reallocated to the 13th Naval District, operating out of Seattle, Washington.

From March 1946 to July, 1947, she was laid-up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.

In 1950, the tug was transferred to the United States Army, where she was renamed as LT-1928.

In 1960, she was acquired by the American Tugboat Company of Everett, Washington, where the tug was renamed as George S.

In 1973, the American Tugboat Company was acquired by Crowley Launch and Tug Company of San Francisco, and integrated into Crowley subsidiary, the Puget Sound Tug and Barge Company of Seattle, Washington. In 1975, the Puget Sound Tug and Barge Company was discontinued when it operations were merged into the restructured Crowley Maritime Corporation.

She was later acquired by Salmon Bay Barge Line Incorporated of Seattle, Washington, where the tug was renamed as the Jesse.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by Daniel J Webb of Lynnwood, Washington, where she was renamed as the Victory.


  • Vessel Name: YT-338 "NESUTAN"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 282206
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8841955
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCX3278
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 140
  • Ship Builder: CALUMET SHIPYARD & DRY DOCK
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Length: 94.2
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE WA
  • Hull Depth: 11.3
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 188
  • Net Tonnage: 128
  • Owner:
    DANIEL J WEBB
    (15001 3RD AVE W SUITE 4-207 LYNNWOOD WA) 10894 S WEISS DRIVE
    SOUTH JORDAN, UT 84009
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    PORT CONWAY, YT-338 "NESUTAN", YTB-338 "NESUTAN", LT-1928, GEORGE S, JESSE, VICTORY
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    UNITED STATES MARITIME COMMISSION, UNITED STATES NAVY, UNITED STATES ARMY, AMERICAN TUGBOAT COMPANY, PUGET SOUND TUG AND BARGE COMPANY, CROWLEY MARITIME CORPORATION, SALMON BAY BARGE LINE INCORPORATED, DANIEL J WEBB