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COLVILLE RIVER

Built in 1970, by Colberg Boat Works Incorporated of Stockton, California (hull #702) as the Colville River for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California.

She was the second River class tug constructed for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated.

In 2001, the tug suffered a fire in her accommodation spaces while tied up in the Nome Small Boat Harbor in Nome, Alaska. She was declared a total loss.

In 2003, she was acquired by Faulkner Walsh Constructors of Anchorage, Alaska. Where the tug was renamed as the the Warhorse.

She is a triple screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,095 horsepower.
(Brent Stewart)


  • Vessel Name: COLVILLE RIVER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 526288
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB4123
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 702
  • Ship Builder: COLBERG, INC.
  • Year Built: 1970
  • Length: 64
  • Hailing Port: BETHEL, AK.
  • Hull Depth: 5.7
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 105
  • Net Tonnage: 50
  • Owner:
    FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS
    7127 OLD SEWARD HWY PO BOX 233929
    ANCHORAGE, AK 99523
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    COLVILLE RIVER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES INC, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS, FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS