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COMMANDER
Pictured as: the Resolve Commander (Resolve Marine) Photo by: Martin Klingsick

Built in 1976, McDermott Shipyard Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #215) as the Commander for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California.

She was the tenth Invader class tug constructed by McDermott Shipyards for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by Resolve Marine Group Incorporated of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Where she was renamed as the Resolve Commander.

Powered by two, twenty cylinder, EMD 20-645-EG diesel engines. With Falk reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.345:1. Turning two, five bladed, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 7,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 90kW, Caterpillar D 3304 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 155,000 gallons of fuel oil, 3,300 gallons of lube oil, and 15,000 gallons of potable water,

The towing equipment consists of a double drum, Markey TDSDW 36C, towing winch. Outfitted with 3,000(ft) of 2.75(in) towing wire on each drum.


  • Vessel Name: COMMANDER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 571180
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7505982
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WBN5980
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 215
  • Ship Builder: MCDERMOTT SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 127.2
  • Hailing Port: Vanuatu
  • Hull Depth: 10.8
  • Hull Breadth: 36.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 135
  • Owner:
    RESOLVE SALVAGE & FIRE ASIA
    12-02 Gateway East
    152 Beach Road
    Singapore 189721
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    COMMANDER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES INC, CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES INC