Colleen McAllister

Photo by Marc Piché

Photo by Marc Piché

This large tugboat was built by Gulfport Shipbuilding in 1967 as the Ellena Hicks for the Gulfcoast Transit Company of Tampa, FL. McAllister Towing & Transportation of New York, NY acquired the tug in 2003, renaming her Colleen McAllister. In 2016, she was purchased by Port City Tug Inc. of Muskegon, MI, who brought the tug onto the Great Lakes.

  • Type: Twin Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Builder: Gulfport Shipbuilding Co., Port Arthur, TX
  • Hull No.: 685
  • Engines: 2 EMD 12-645-E5
  • Horsepower: 4,300 bhp
  • Length: 112′ 07″
  • Breadth: 31′ 06″
  • Depth: 13′ 08″
  • Port of Registry: Wilmington, DE
Marc Piché

Marc Piché

Marc Piché

Marc Piché