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Built in 1949, by Jakobson Shipyard of Oyster Bay, New York as the Paterson for the Erie Railroad Company of Jersey City, New Jersey.

In 1960, the Erie Railroad Company became the Erie Lackawanna Railroad Company of Jersey City, New Jersey. Where the tug retained her name.

The tug was later acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Steven McAllister.

In 2000, the tug was reefed. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,000 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: PATERSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 257273
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Great Lakes, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Length: 94.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 11.6
  • Hull Breadth: 25.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 194
  • Net Tonnage: 132
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Paterson, Steven McAllister
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Erie Railroad Co., Erie Lackawanna Railroad Co., McAllister Brothers Inc.