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MERCURY
Pictured as: the Richard Brusco (Brusco Tug and Barge) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1966, by the San Diego Marine Construction Company of San Diego, California (hull #141) as the Mercury for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California.

In 2004, she was acquired by the Brusco Tug and Barge Company of Longview, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Richard Brusco.

She is twin screw tug, rated at 4,300 horsepower.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: MERCURY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 505327
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8841826
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3031
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 141
  • Ship Builder: SAN DIEGO MARINE CONSTRC
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 105.7
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 29.7
  • Gross Tonnage: 195
  • Net Tonnage: 97
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MERCURY, RICHARD BRUSCO
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES INC, BRUSCO TUG AND BARGE INC, OREGON SEALARK LLC, OREGON SEALARK LLC, OREGON SEALARK LLC, OREGON SEALARK LLC, OREGON SEALARK LLC, OREGON SEALARK LLC