V-Type Tugs

Most recent update: April 8, 2010.


There were four types of tugs.  The largest design was the V4-M-A1, a 186-foot oceangoing tug, of which 49 were built.  There were also 14 of the 148-foot V3-S-AH2 wooden design, 26 of the 94-foot V2-ME-A1 steel design, and 35 of the 58-foot V2-M-AL1 wooden design. 

USMC # Shipbuilder Location Hull # Original Name Design Material Disp. Delivery Disposition
432 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 1 Port Angeles V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Nov-42 To US Navy 1942 as Hiawatha (YT 265), scrapped
433 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 2 Port Blakely V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Dec-42 To US Navy 1942 as Pocahontas (YT 266), sold private 1972, scrapped
434 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 3 Port Discovery V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Dec-42 To US Navy 1942 as Pogatacut (YT 267), sold private 1970, scrapped
435 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 4 Port Ludlow V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Mar-43 To US Navy 1942 as Red Cloud (YT 268), sold private 1972, scrapped
436 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 5 Port Madison V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Apr-43 To US Navy 1942 as Sakarissa (YT 269), to MARAD 1974, now at Amphib. Forces Memorial Museum
437 Birchfield Boiler Tacoma WA 6 Port Orchard V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 May-43 To US Navy 1942 as Santanta (YT 270), sold private 1972, scrapped
438 Canulette SB Slidell LA 1 Port Allen V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Mar-43 To US Navy 1942 as YTB 723, to MARAD 1945, sold private 1975, scrapped
439 Canulette SB Slidell LA 2 Port Barre V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Mar-43 Sold private 1946, scrapped
440 Canulette SB Slidell LA 3 Port Hudson V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Apr-43 Sold private 1946, active for Crescent Towing
441 Canulette SB Slidell LA 4 Port Vincent V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 May-43 Sold private 1946, scrapped
442 Calumet SB Chicago IL 137 Port Byron V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Sep-42 To US Army 1942 as LT 113, sold 1946 as Dalzellaird, scrapped 197x
443 Calumet SB Chicago IL 138 Port Allegheny V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Oct-42 To US Army 1942 as LT 114, sold 1946 as Dyer, later Porpoise, Sachem, now Porpoise
444 Calumet SB Chicago IL 139 Port Elizabeth V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Oct-42 To US Navy 1943 as Namequa (YT 331), sold private 1950, scrapped
445 Calumet SB Chicago IL 140 Port Conway V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Nov-42 To US Navy 1943 as Nesutan (YT 338), sold private 1950, scrapped
446 Calumet SB Chicago IL 141 Port Fulton V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Nov-42 To US Army 1943 as LT 238, sold private 1946, scrapped
447 Bushey & Son, Ira S. Brooklyn NY 503 Port Chester V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 1942 To US Army 1943 as LT 233, sold 1946, scrapped
448 Bushey & Son, Ira S. Brooklyn NY 504 Port Crane V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 1942 To US Navy 1942 as Swatane (YT 344), sold 1964, scrapped
449 Bushey & Son, Ira S. Brooklyn NY 511 Port Henry V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 1943 Sold 1945, wrecked 1947
450 Bushey & Son, Ira S. Brooklyn NY 512 Port Jervis V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 1943 Later Newport, Felicia, Terror, R. H. Tripp
451 Bushey & Son, Ira S. Brooklyn NY 513 Port Kent V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 1942 To US Navy 1942 as Oratamin (YT 347), sold 1969, scrapped
461 General Ship East Boston MA 402 Port Clyde V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Feb-42 To US Army 1942 as LTC William R. Kendricks, sold private as Resolute, scrapped
462 General Ship East Boston MA 403 Port Huron V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Feb-42 To US Army 1942 as LTC Herbert L. Kidwell, sold private as Port Huron, later Dalzelloch, Dalzellido and Joan McAllister, scrapped
512 Birchfield Boiler   101 Port Wentworth V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Nov-42 To US Navy 1942 as Haiglar (YT 327), sold private 1947, scrapped
513 Birchfield Boiler   102 Port Clinton V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Jan-43 Sold private 1945, scrapped
514 Birchfield Boiler   103 Port Deposit V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Jan-43 To US Navy 1942 as Mauvilla (YT 328), sold private 1963, scrapped
515 Birchfield Boiler   104 Port Edwards V2-ME-A1 Steel 325 Feb-43 Sold private 1945, scrapped
575 Avondale New Orleans LA 37 Seguin V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jan-43 Scrapped 1976
576 Avondale New Orleans LA 38 Sand Key V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Mar-43 Scrapped 1977
577 Avondale New Orleans LA 39 Sanibel Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Apr-43 Scrapped 1972
578 Avondale New Orleans LA 40 Sabine Pass V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Apr-43 Scrapped 1978
595 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 1 Point Loma V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Apr-43 Scrapped 1972
596 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 2 Anacapa V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 May-43 Scrapped 1973
597 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 3 Point Vicente V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 May-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 3, active as Huitilopochtli (A 51)
598 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 4 Point Arguello V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 Scrapped 1973
607 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 101 Matagorda V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 May-43 Sank 1946
608 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 102 Aransas Pass V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 Scrapped 1973
609 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 103 Sombrero Key V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 To Argentina 1965 as Thompson, scrapped
610 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 104 Dry Tortugas V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jul-43 To Argentina 1965 as Goyena, scrapped
611 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 105 Southwest Pass V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 Scrapped 1973
612 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 106 Montauk Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 2, active as Quetzalcoatl (A 12)
613 General Ship East Boston MA 405 Moose Peak V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 4, sank 1974
614 General Ship East Boston MA 406 Boon Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Oct-43 Sank 1976
615 General Ship East Boston MA 407 Gay Head V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Dec-43 Scrapped 1977
616 General Ship East Boston MA 408 Bodie Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Dec-43 Scrapped 1973
617 General Ship East Boston MA 409 Great Isaac V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Apr-44 Sank 1947
618 General Ship East Boston MA 410 Tybee V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 May-44 Scrapped 1978
624 Globe SB Superior WI 100 Point Sur V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 May-43 Scrapped 1974
625 Globe SB Superior WI 101 Farallon V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 1, scrapped 1978
626 Globe SB Superior WI 102 Point Cabrillo V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 Scrapped 1974
627 Globe SB Superior WI 103 Trinidad Head V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jul-43 Scrapped 1969
628 Globe SB Superior WI 104 Scotch Cap V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jul-43 Scrapped
886 Globe SB Superior WI 105 Watch Hill V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Oct-43 Scrapped 1973
887 Globe SB Superior WI 106 Wood Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 Scrapped 1973
888 Globe SB Superior WI 107 Sands Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Oct-43 Scrapped 1982
889 Globe SB Superior WI 108 Point Judith V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Nov-43 Scrapped 1978
890 Globe SB Superior WI 109 Black Rock V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Nov-43 Scrapped 1969
895 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 5 Sankaty Head V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jul-43 Scrapped 1978
896 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 6 Yaqina Head V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 Sold private 1971, scrapped
897 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 7 Bald Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 Scrapped 1973
898 Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 8 Fire Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 Scrapped 1972
1011 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 41 Libby Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 Sold private 1971, scrapped
1012 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 42 St. Simon V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 Scrapped 1977
1013 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 43 Petit Manan V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Oct-43 Scrapped 1976
1014 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 44 Burnt Island V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Oct-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 5, scrapped 1979
1145 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 276 Stratford Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jun-43 Scrapped 1978
1146 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 277 Two Harbors V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Jul-43 Scrapped 1972
1147 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 278 White Shoal V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 Sold private 1975, scrapped
1148 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 279 Cubits Gap V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Aug-43 Scrapped 1976
1149 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 280 Hillsboro Inlet V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 Scrapped 1977
1150 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 281 Jupiter Inlet V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Dec-43 Sold private 1971, scrapped
1151 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 282 Pigeon Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Sep-43 To Mexico 1969 as R 6, scrapped 1970
1152 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 283 Point Arena V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Dec-43 Scrapped 1976
1281 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 107 Bayou St. John V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Nov-43 Scrapped 1977
1282 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 108 Mobile Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Dec-43 Sank 1944
1283 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 109 Race Point V4-M-A1 Steel 1,613 Feb-44 Scrapped 1972
1345 Corpus Christi SY Corpus Christi TX 1 Sustainer V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Feb-45 Intended for Britain as Atworth but to USSR as Sustainer
1410 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 14 Compeller V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 May-44 To Britain as Atherida, sold private 1948, scrapped
1411 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 15 Dexterous V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Jun-44 To Britain as Athelney, to Trinidad 1945, to Caymans 1948, scrapped 1951
1412 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 16 Mighty V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Jul-44 To Britain as Atil, sold private 1948, scrapped
1413 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 17 Secure V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Aug-44 To Britain as Attigny, sold private 1948, later lenaship, scrapped 1955
1414 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 18 Forthright V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Sep-44 To Britain as Attock, to USN as YTB 610, to USSR 1944 as Forthright
1415 Puget Sound SB Olympia WA 19 Unnamed V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220   Cancelled
1415 Standard SB San Pedro CA 1 Power V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Apr-44 To Britain as Atengo, to Italy 1947 as Titano (A 5325), scrapped 1974
1416 Standard SB San Pedro CA 2 Steadfast V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 May-44 To Britain as Atako, wrecked and lost 1944
1417 Standard SB San Pedro CA 3 Durable V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 May-44 To Britain as Ataran, to Italy 1947 as Ciclope (A 5319), scrapped
1418 Standard SB San Pedro CA 4 Spirited V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Jun-44 To Britain as Atolia, to Trinidad 1948, to Caymans 1951, scrapped
1419 Standard SB San Pedro CA 5 Helper V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Jul-44 To Britain as Atoyac, to Italy 1949 as Nereo, used for spares
1420 Standard SB San Pedro CA 6 resister V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Aug-44 To Britain as Atiamuri, to Italy 1947, to Israel 1954
1473 Standard SB San Pedro CA 7 Superb V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Aug-44 To Britain as Atwood, to Trinidad 1948, to Caymans 1951, scrapped
1474 Standard SB San Pedro CA 8 Robust V3-S-AH2 Wood 1,220 Sep-44 To Britain as Atmore, sold private 1948, scrapped
1563 Steinbach IW Tillamook OR 1563 Port Sewall V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jan-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1564 Steinbach IW Tillamook OR 1564 Port Kennedy V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1565 Steinbach IW Tillamook OR 1565 Port Reading V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1566 Eureka SB Eureka CA 1 Port Costa V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jan-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1567 Eureka SB Eureka CA 2 Port San Luis V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1568 Eureka SB Eureka CA 3 Port Chicago V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1569 Eureka SB Eureka CA 4 Port Gamble V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Apr-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1570 Eureka SB Eureka CA 5 Port Tobacco V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jun-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1571 Eureka SB Eureka CA 6 Port Haywood V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jul-44 To US Navy as YTL 718, sold private 1947 as Limpiar VI
1584 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 1 Port Inglis V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Nov-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1585 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 2 Port Mayaca V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1586 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 3 Port Orange V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jan-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1587 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 4 Port Richey V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1588 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 5 Port St. Joe V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1589 Arlington SB Jacksonville FL 6 Port Tampa City V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1590 Texas SB Galveston TX 1 Port Arthur V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1591 Texas SB Galveston TX 2 Port Bolivar V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jan-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1592 Texas SB Galveston TX 3 Port Lavaca V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Jan-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1593 Texas SB Galveston TX 4 Port Neches V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1594 Texas SB Galveston TX 5 Port O'Connor V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1595 Texas SB Galveston TX 6 Port Sullivan V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1596 Siletz BW Kernville OR 67 Port Stanley V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1597 Siletz BW Kernville OR 68 Port Townsend V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1598 Blair Co. Yonkers NY 1 Port Ewen V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Oct-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1599 Blair Co. Yonkers NY 2 Port Gibson V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Nov-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1600 Blair Co. Yonkers NY 3 Port Jefferson V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Nov-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1601 Blair Co. Yonkers NY 4 Port Leyden V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1683 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 6 Port Austin V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1684 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 7 Port Homer V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1685 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 8 Port Hope V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Dec-43 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1686 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 9 Port Sanilac V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1687 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 10 Port William V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1688 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 11 Port Wing V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Feb-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1689 Texas SB Galveston TX 7 Port Sulphur V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Mar-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"
1690 Texas SB Galveston TX 8 Port Treverton V2-M-AL1 Wood 90 Apr-44 To Britain as a "TUSA"