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MARIE S. MORAN (1961)
Pictured as: the Teresa McAllister (McAllister Towing) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1961, by the Dravo Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware (hull # 4120) as the Marie S. Moran for the Dravo Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware.

Although the tug was listed as constructed for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. The tug was chartered by the Moran Towing Company from the Dravo Corporation. However, Moran never outright acquired the tug.

In 1962, the tug came off charter. And, was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Teresa McAllister

In 2019, the tug was placed out of active service.

Outfitted with a kort nozzle, and, flanking rudder. The tug is single screw, rated at 2,200 horsepower.
(Dave Boone)


  • Vessel Name: MARIE S. MORAN (1961)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 285087
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5355955
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC6818
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 4120
  • Ship Builder: DRAVO CORPORATION
  • Year Built: 1961
  • Length: 93.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 12.2
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 223
  • Net Tonnage: 151
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Marie S. Moran
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MORAN TOWING CORP, MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC