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BETTY
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1955, by Fellows and Stewart Incorporated of San Pedro, California as the ST-2198 for the United States Army.

In 1979, she was acquired by the Halvorsen Towing Company of Ketchikan, Alaska. Where the tug was renamed as the Sigrid H.

In 1987, the tug was acquired by the Manke Tug and Barge Company of Shelton, Alaska. Where she retained her name.

In 2006, she was acquired by the Makah Tribe of Neah Bay, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Colbar.

In 2007, the tug was acquired by Quigg Brothers Incorporated of Aberdeen, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Betty.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 900 horsepower.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: BETTY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 614642
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD5524
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: FELLOWS & STEWART INC
  • Year Built: 1955
  • Length: 65.2
  • Hailing Port: ABERDEEN WA
  • Hull Depth: 7.4
  • Hull Breadth: 20.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 69
  • Net Tonnage: 47
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ST-2198, SIGRID H., COLBAR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Halvorsen Towing Co., MANKE TUG & BARGE CO INC, MAKAH TRIBE, SEAHORSE MARINE LLC, QUIGG BROS INC