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WARRIOR

Built in 1947 by Nichols Boatworks at Hood River, Oregon as the Myrtle for the Knappton Towboat Company of Astoria, Oregon.

She was later sold and renamed as the Rio Raton.

The tug was later acquired by Westar Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California, where she was renamed as the Warrior.

In 2006, she was acquired by an individual named Lawrence Steiner, of Petaluma, California, where the tug retained its name.


  • Vessel Name: WARRIOR
  • USCG Doc. No.: 254291
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Registry
  • Call Sign: WU5178
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: NICHOLS BOATWORKS
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Length: 64.6
  • Hailing Port: SAN FRANCISCO CA
  • Hull Depth: 7.9
  • Hull Breadth: 19.4
  • Gross Tonnage: 72
  • Net Tonnage: 49
  • Owner:
    LAWRENCE STEINER
    616 B STREET PO BOX 868
    PETALUMA, CA
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MYRTLE, RIO RATON, WARRIOR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KNAPPTON TOWBOAT COMPANY, WESTAR MARINE SERVICES INCORPORATED, CROSS LINK INC, LAWRENCE STEINER