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BEAVER
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1941 by Albina Engine and Machine Works at Portland, Oregon (hull #50) as the Jupiter for the Smith Tug and Barge Company of Rainier, Oregon.

In 1962, the tug was acquired by McRae Towing Service of Portland, Oregon. Where she was renamed as the Scott.

In 1979, she was acquired by the Knutson Towboat Company of Coos Bay, Oregon. Where the tug was renamed as the Beaver.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 330 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BEAVER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 281728
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WZF5826
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 50
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA ENGINE & MACHINE
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Length: 48
  • Hailing Port: COOS BAY, OR
  • Hull Depth: 4
  • Hull Breadth: 14
  • Gross Tonnage: 19
  • Net Tonnage: 11
  • Owner:
    KNUTSON TOWBOAT COMPANY
    P.O. Box 908
    COOS BAY, OR 97420
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Jupiter, Scott
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Wilbur J. Smith, MCRAE TOWING INC OR