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PADILLA

Built in 1957 by the Gunderson Brothers Engineering Corporation at Portland, Oregon as the Stampede for the Smith Tug and Barge Company of Rainier, Oregon.

The tug was later acquired by Julius Leitz of Portland, Oregon. Where she retained her name.

She was eventually acquired by the Padilla Tug Company Incorporated of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Where the tug was renamed as the Padilla.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by Northland Services Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 2013, Northland Services was acquired by Lynden Incorporated of Seattle, Washington and retained as a subsidiary operation. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2014, Northland Services was merged into the sister Lynden subsidiary, Alaska Marine Lines Incorporated. Where the tug retained her name.


  • Vessel Name: PADILLA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 273298
  • Vessel Service: PASSENGER (INSPECTED)
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA3418
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GUNDERSON BROS ENG CORP
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Length: 50.6
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA
  • Hull Depth: 4.8
  • Hull Breadth: 14.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 30
  • Net Tonnage: 20
  • Owner:
    MARINE BONEYARD LLC
    MARINE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT 6700 WEST MARGINAL WAY S W
    SEATTLE, WA 98106
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Stampede
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Wilbur J. Smith, Julius H. Leitz, Padilla Tug Company Incorporated, Nortland Vessel Leasing Company, NVLC Freight LLC, Northland Services Incorporated