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YTL-587

Built in 1945 by Bellingham Shipyards at Bellingham, Washington as the YTL-587 for the United States Navy.

In 1972, the tug was acquired by the Contractors and Mariners Equipment Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Fury.

She was later acquired by the Willamette Tug and Barge Company of Portland, Oregon. Where the tug was renamed as the Willamette Mule.

Eventually, the tug was acquired by the Jay Towing Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Fury.

Her powerplant consists of a single CAT 379 diesel with 4:1 CAT reduction gear, turning a single 68" x 44" propellor. for a rated 525 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: YTL-587
  • USCG Doc. No.: 536304
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Fishery, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCY9617
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: BELLINGHAM SHIPYARDS
  • Year Built: 1945
  • Length: 61.3
  • Hailing Port: TACOMA, WA
  • Hull Depth: 6.1
  • Hull Breadth: 17.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 48
  • Net Tonnage: 27
  • Owner:
    WALRATH MARINE LLC
    11405 24TH AVE E
    TACOMA, WA 98445
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YTL-587, Fury, Willamette Mule
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, Contractors and Mariners Equipment Company, Willamette-Western Corporation, J T C Inc