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CROWLEY NO. 23

Built in 1915, by the Stone and Van Bergen Boat Yard of Oakland, California as Crowley No. 23 for the Crowley Launch and Tugboat Company of San Francisco, California.

Originally constructed as a passenger ferry. In 1947, the Crowley Launch and Tugboat Company converted the vessel for service as a towing vessel.

Her final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw, steam tug. Rated at 100 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CROWLEY NO. 23
  • USCG Doc. No.: 212962
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: STONE AND VAN BERGEN
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Length: 59.8
  • Hailing Port: SAN FRANCISCO, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 6.3
  • Hull Breadth: 20.0
  • Gross Tonnage: 34
  • Net Tonnage: 21
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Crowley No. 23
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Crowley Launch and Tugboat Co.