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YTB-540 "QUILEUTE"

Built in 1945 by Consolidated Shipbuilding of Morris Heights, New York as the YTB-540 "Quileute" (hull #3227) for the United States Navy. In 1962, she was redesignated as YTM-540.

In 1977, the tug was acquired by the Calumet Marine Towing Corporation of Chicago, Illinois. Where she was renamed as the Lenny B.

She was later acquired by Westar Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California. Where the tug was renamed as the Orion.

Her powerplant consists of two EMD 12-645-E6 diesels turning two propellors. For a rated 3,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: YTB-540 "QUILEUTE"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 583761
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8654297
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCC9851
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 3227
  • Ship Builder: CONSOLIDATED SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1945
  • Length: 87
  • Hailing Port: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • Hull Depth: 8.2
  • Hull Breadth: 25.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 145
  • Net Tonnage: 97
  • Owner:
    CROSS LINK INC
    PIER 50 BLDG C PO BOX 78100
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94107
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YTB-540 "Quileute", YTM-540 "Quileute", Lenny B
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, Calumet Marine Towing Corporation