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Built in 1952, by RTC Shipbuilding Incorporated of Camden, New Jersey (hull #213) as the Sandy Hook for the Central Railroad Company of New Jersey of New York, New York.

In 1971, she was acquired by the Crescent Towing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Fall River.

In 2005, she was acquired by Krause Marine Towing Corporation of Perry Hall, Maryland. Where the tug was renamed as the Elizabeth Krause.

In 2008, she was acquired by Coastal Towage Limited of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Where the tug was renamed as the Elizabeth.

Originally powered by a single, Fairbanks-Morse 10-38D 8 1/8 diesel engine, for a rated 1,600 horsepower. In 1993, the tug was re powered with a single EMD 16-645E diesel engine.
(Paul Strubeck)

  • Vessel Name: SANDY HOOK
  • USCG Doc. No.: 264578
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7618179
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 213
  • Ship Builder: RTC Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Length: 110
  • Hull Depth: 13
  • Hull Breadth: 25.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 233
  • Net Tonnage: 158
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Sandy Hook, Fall River, Elizabeth Krause, Elizabeth
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Central Railroad Company of New Jersey, Crescent Towing Co., Krause Marine Towing Corp., Coastal Towing Ltd.