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WAUKEGAN

Built in 1912, by the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio (hull #17) as the Waukegan for the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1941, the tug was acquired by the Atlantic Tug and Equipment Company of Buffalo, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 1946, she was acquired by Marine Towing and Salvage Limited of Salter St, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Where the tug was renamed as the Bansun.

In 1951, the tug was acquired by Foundation Maritime Limited of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Where she was renamed as the Atlantic Queen.

In 1967, she went out of documentation. Her current, and or final disposition is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: WAUKEGAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 210369
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 17
  • Ship Builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.
  • Year Built: 1912
  • Length: 73.5
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 18.4
  • Gross Tonnage: 71
  • Net Tonnage: 36
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Waukegan, Bansun, Atlantic Queen
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dunham Towing & Wrecking Co., Atlantic Tug & Equipment Co., Maritime Towing & Salvage Ltd., Foundation Maritime Ltd.