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MANGILAO
Photo by: Bob Godefroy

Built in 1982, by the Sagami Shipbuilding Company Limited of Yokosuka, Japan as the Akagi Maru.

In 1999, the tug was later acquired by the Malayan Towage and Salvage Company of Makati, Philippines. Where she was renamed as the Badjao.

In 2009, she was acquired by the Cabras Maritime Corporation of Piti, Guam. Where the tug was transferred to United States flag, and renamed as the Mangilao.

In 2019, the tug sank in the Pacific Ocean while being towed to a shipyard.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: MANGILAO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1209746
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8130760
  • Trade Indicator: Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE9933
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: MNLD010339
  • Ship Builder: SAGAMI SHIPBUILDING CO LTD
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 106.8
  • Hailing Port: APRA HARBOR, GU.
  • Hull Depth: 13.8
  • Hull Breadth: 31.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 296
  • Net Tonnage: 201
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Akagi Maru, Badjao
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Malayan Towage and Salvage Co.