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JOSIE FOSS

Built in 1965, by Martinolich Shipbuilding Incorporated of Tacoma, Washington as the Josie Foss for the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington.

In 1987, the tug was acquired by the Brusco Tug and Barge Company of Longview, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Roland Brusco Sr.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 1,720 horsepower.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: JOSIE FOSS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 298837
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WV6512
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: MARTINOLICH SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 60
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.3
  • Hull Breadth: 21.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 73
  • Net Tonnage: 46
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Josie Foss
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Foss Maritime Co.