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MIKIALA II
Pictured as: the Mikiala II (Young Brothers) Photo by: Captain Rick Wilson

Built in 1977, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #322) as the Mikiala for the Dillingham Tug and Barge Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii. A division of the Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In 1986, the Dillingham Corporation shed its maritime assets in favor of real estate investment, with Dillingham Tug and Barge and Young Brothers being acquired by Hawaiian Electric Industries Incorporated (HEI) of Honolulu, Hawaii. At this time, Dillingham Tug and Barge's corporate name was reverted back to Hawaiian Tug and Barge.

In 1991, the Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company renamed the tug as the Mikiala II.

In 1999, Saltchuk Resources Incorporated of Seattle, Washington, acquired the maritime assets of HEI: the Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company, and the Young Brothers Company.

In 2009, the tug was transferred to the Young Brothers Company of Honolulu, Hawaii. Where she retained her name.

In 2013, the Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company, and the Young Brothers Company. Were absorbed into the Foss Marine Holdings division of Saltchuk Resources. With the The Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company having been consolidated into Young Brothers Limited. Which is operated as an independent subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company.

Powered by two, sixteen cylinder, Caterpillar 3512B diesel engines. With Rolls Royce 900H z drives. For a rated 3,300 horsepower.

Her deck equipment consist of a Markey winch, mounted on the bow. Outfitted with 600(ft) of 10(in) nylon line, with a 60(in) by 8(in) pendant.


  • Vessel Name: MIKIALA II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 5855090
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 77024870
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCZ5701
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 322
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1977
  • Length: 94.7
  • Hailing Port: HONOLULU, HI.
  • Hull Depth: 15
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 192
  • Net Tonnage: 130
  • Owner:
    YOUNG BROTHERS LTD
    1331 NORTH NIMITZ HWY
    HONOLULU, HI 96817
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MIKIALA, MIKIALA II
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dillingham Tug and Barge Corporation, MOANA PA'AKAI INC, MOANA PA'AKAI INC, YOUNG BROTHERS LTD, YOUNG BROTHERS LTD, YOUNG BROTHERS LTD, YOUNG BROTHERS LTD, YOUNG BROTHERS LTD