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CHEYENNE
Pictured as: the Cheyenne (DonJon Marine) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1965, by Ira S. Bushey and Sons Incorporated of Brooklyn, New York (hull #628) as the Glenwood for the Red Star Towing Company of New York, New York.

In 1977, the Red Star Towing Company was acquired by the Amerada Hess Oil Corporation of New York, New York. To form the Spentonbush-Red Star Companies of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Cheyenne.

In 1989, the Spentonbush-Red Star Companies were acquired the Amerada Hess Oil Corporation of New York, New York. Establishing the Amerada Hess Oil Corporation's marine division. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1998, she was acquired by Empire Harbor Marine Incorporated of Albany, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 2005, Empire Harbor Marine Incorporated was renamed as Port Albany Ventures Incorporated of Albany, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2009, Port Albany Ventures Incorporated was acquired by the DonJon Marine Company of Hillside, New Jersey. Where she retained her name.

In 2017, she was acquired by the Open Lake Group of Detroit, Michigan. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered with a single, ten cylinder, Fairbanks Morse diesel engine. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.
(Paul Strubeck)


  • Vessel Name: CHEYENNE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 2974180
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 65158510
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC7402
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 628
  • Ship Builder: IRA S BUSHEY & SONS INC
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 84.5
  • Hailing Port: DETRIOT, MI.
  • Hull Depth: 12.6
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 146
  • Net Tonnage: 99
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Glenwood, CHEYENNE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Red Star Towing Co. Inc., Spentonbush Towing Co., Spentonbush-Red Star Co., Amerada Hess Oil Corp., PORT ALBANY VENTURES LLC, EMPIRE HARBOR MARINE INC., DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC, DMC MARINE LLC.