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NAMAHOE
Pictured as: the Namahoe (Kirby Corporation) Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1997, by Marco Seattle Incorporated of Seattle, Washington (hull #473) as the Namahoe for the Smith Maritime Company of Honolulu, Hawaii. Which was a part of the Hawaiian Interisland Towing Company of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In 2007, the Smith Maritime Company was acquired by the K-Sea Transportation Partnership Incorporated of East Brunswick, New Jersey. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2011, the K-Sea Transportation Partnership Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2021, she was acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Alicia F. McAllister.

She was powered by two, Caterpillar 3516B diesel engines. With Ulstein 1650H azimuthing z drives. For a rated 4,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NAMAHOE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 01048324
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 09162863
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD9321
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 473
  • Ship Builder: MARCO SEATTLE, INC.
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Length: 99
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 16.5
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 160
  • Net Tonnage: 109
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Namahoe
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    HAWAIIAN INTERISLAND TOWING INC, SMITH MARITIME LLC, KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE HAWAII LLC