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COCHISE
Photo by Captain Ron Greger

Built in 2007, by J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding of Tacoma, Washington (hull #244) as the Cochise for the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company of Portland, Oregon.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Detroit Diesel MTU/DDC 16V 4000 diesel engines. With Reintjes WAF873 reduction gears. At a ratio of 7.455:1, turning two, three bladed 104(in) by 108(in) pitch, right hand turning, and left hand turning, stainless steel propellers. Mounted in kort nozzles, with quad rudders. For a rated 3,750 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW, JD 6068TFM generator sets. The tug's capacities are 126,000 gallons of fuel, 1,650 gallons of lube oil, and 10,500 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of a Rapp Hydema 22031 WS towing winch. With pendant drum, capstan, and tugger drum. Outfitted with 2600(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire on the main drum. And, 800(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire on the pendant drum. Driven by a 250 horsepower, hydraulically powered, prime mover engine. With a 60 horsepower, electric motor, back up.

With a single, Rapp Hydema hydraulic capstan with drum mounted on the bow.
(Captain Dave Miner, Jason Purkey, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: COCHISE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1202696
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9415595
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD8952
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 244
  • Ship Builder: J M MARTINAC SHIPBUILDING CORP
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 123
  • Hailing Port: PORTLAND, OR.
  • Hull Depth: 17.5
  • Hull Breadth: 35
  • Gross Tonnage: 195
  • Net Tonnage: 133
  • Owner:
    SAUSE BROS INC
    3710 NW FRONT AVENUE
    PORTLAND, OR 97210
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC