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SEA DUKE

Built in 1952, by Pacific Coast Engineering of Alameda, California (hull #150) as the Sea Scout for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California.

A sister to the tug Sea Duke. She was designed by Naval Architect Chris Norgaard, the "in house" Naval Architect with Crowley Marine Services.

In 1997, the tug was acquired by the Brusco Tug and Barge Company of Longview, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Arcturus.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 2,200.
(Daniel Porter, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: SEA DUKE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 264985
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5315993
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3447
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 153
  • Ship Builder: PACIFIC COAST ENGINEERING
  • Year Built: 1953
  • Length: 92.9
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 11.8
  • Hull Breadth: 24.7
  • Gross Tonnage: 184
  • Net Tonnage: 91
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SEA DUKE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Crowley Marine Services Inc., BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC, BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC, BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC, BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC, BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC, BRUSCO TUG & BARGE INC