This large tug was built in 1973 by Marinette Marine of Marinette, WI as the USS Pawhuska [YTB-822] for the U.S. Navy. Coos Bay Towboat Co. of Coos Bay, OR purchased the tug in 2005 and renamed her Teclutsa. In 2016, the tug was acquired by Lakehead Tugboats Inc. of Thunder Bay, ON, and returned to the Great Lakes for the first time since her construction.
Teclutsa is active in ship assistance and icebreaking in the busy port of Thunder Bay.
- Type: Single Screw Tugboat
- Year Built: 1973
- Builder: Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI
- Hull No.: 822
- Engines: 1 F-M 38D-8-1
- Horsepower: 2,000 bhp
- Length: 109′ 00″
- Breadth: 30′ 07″
- Depth: 15′ 08″
- Port of Registry: Thunder Bay, ON