U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Tugs and Towboats

Most recent update: December 1, 2016.


This table attempts to list all the Corps' tugs and towboats, by year of build.  It is, inevitably, incomplete.  If anyone can add to or correct this table, please send your information to timcolton@aol.com

Shipbuilder Location Hull # Original Name Feet Built Disposition
Rees & Sons Pittsburgh PA   Charles R. Suter   1886  
Goble, George Oswego NY   Frontenac   1891  
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Gen. John Newton 175 1899  
Crescent Shipyard Elizabethport NJ 78 Vigilant   1900  
Maryland Steel Sparrows Point MD 42 General Jos. E. Johnston   1904 Later Mahogany King 1942, scrapped 1952
Goble, George Oswego NY   Sodus   1912 Abandoned 1923
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Iroquois 148 1912  
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Scioto 158 1912  
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Tollinger 171 1913  
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Comanche 141 1915  
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Warioto 141 1915  
  New Orleans LA   Deland 100 1919  
Howard's SY Jeffersonville IN   Mamie S. Barrett 191 1921 Abandoned but still afloat in Deer Park LA
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   John C Irwin 98 1924  
Marine IW Duluth MN   Menasha 193 1926  
Nashville Bridge Nashville TN   Burnett   1926 Later Union
Howard's SY Jeffersonville IN   Mississippi (III)   1927 Later Becky Thatcher 1966, destroyed 2010
Ward Engineering Charleston WV   Captain Eric Bergland 47 1928 Later Sarah 1947, Jeannette B 1987, active
Ward Engineering Charleston WV   Tecumseh 96 1928 Later W. C. White 1950, Robin D 1971, Cotton Blossom 1973, active
Ward Engineering Charleston WV   Captain George 148 1929 Later Kurt R. Luedtke 1973, Captain George 1991, tied up in Muskegon MI
Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA   Nemacolin   1929 Now Laura J
Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV    Tennessee 161 1930  
Ward Engineering Charleston WV   Scott 77 1930 Later Robin D Too 1973, P. A. Denny 1975, school ship in Cincinnati OH
Marine IW Duluth MN   Racine 66 1931  
Marine IW Duluth MN   Muskegon 66 1931  
Marine IW Duluth MN   Quintus 46 1931 Later Bonanka 1961, Lomax 1972, Mary Alice 1975, sank 1975, scrapped 1980
Marine IW Duluth MN   Barlow 63 1931 Later Killarney 1969, R. W. Richards 1971, active as passenger vessel
Nashville Bridge Nashville TN   Henderson 31 1933 Sold 1952 as Kelly
Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV    Tennessee 277 1934  
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Wailes 53 1935 Active
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Buckridge 52 1935 Sold 1995
ADDSCO Mobile AL   Chester   1936 Later Elizabeth
Nashville Bridge Nashville TN   Breckenridge   1936 Later Patty
Nashville Bridge Nashville TN   Kinzua   1936 Later Cherokee II, scrapped 2005
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Del Commune 161 1937  
St. Croix SB Bayport MN   Joseph Throckmorton 42 1939 Sold 1971, now Elizabeth Lea
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Posey   1939 Sold as Joe R
Burger Boat Manitowoc WI   Lucien S. Johnsen 60 1940 Sold 1956, now Shirley B
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Clewiston 43 1940 Active
Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS   Walter I. Maulding   1941  
Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS   Josiah J. Streeter   1941  
Smith, Leathem D. Sturgeon Bay WI   Scusset   1942 Sold
Sturgeon Bay SB Sturgeon Bay WI   Owen M. Frederick   1942  
Berkeley Steel Berkeley CA   Putah   1943 Sold
Jakobson SY Oyster Bay NY 297 Ludington 107 1943 Ex-LT 4, preserved 1998 in Kewaunee WI
Tampa Marine Tampa FL 1 Lake Superior 113 1943 Ex-LT 18, preserved 1996 in Duluth MN
Equitable Eqpmt. Madisonville LA 398 Forney 77 1944 Ex-ST 707, sold as Edward H
Jakobson SY Oyster Bay NY   Nash 113 1944 Ex-LT 5, preserved 1988 in Oswego NY
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Effie Afton 180 1944 Ex-DPC 619, sold as restaurant in Davenport IA
Burger Boat Manitowoc WI   Ashland 42 1945 Ex-ST 912, sold as Jason
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Elkhorn 42 1945 Sold 2006
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Grand 42 1945 Active
Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV   Gallatin 42 1945 Sold 1998
Calmes Eng. New Orleans LA   Walnut 50 1947 Sold 1992, now Sara C
Calmes Eng. New Orleans LA   Chestnut 46 1948 Sold 1996
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Bear 48 1948 Sold as Hooper
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Castle 46 1948 Sold 2000 as Captain Joe
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Kaw 46 1948 Sold 1994
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Nebraska City 45 1948 Sold 1996
Avondale MW Westwego LA   Nodaway 45 1949 Sold 2003 as Sisco II
Avondale MW Westwego LA   Singleton 85 1951 Sold 2003
Calmes Eng. New Orleans LA   Redstone 64 1952 Sold 1997 as Redstone, then Hunter Eagle, now Retriever
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Barnhouse 45 1952 Active
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Fourchette II 42 1952 Active
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Kannuck II 45 1952 Active
Avondale MW Westwego LA 402 Manamet 100 1953 Ex-LT 1943, active
Calmes Eng. New Orleans LA   Robert G. West 90 1953 Sold 2001
Roamer Boat Holland MI   Fleming 45 1953 Active
Dubuque B&BW Dubuque IA   Pathfinder (I) 75 1954 Sold 1996 as Dan
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Iroquois (I) 73 1955 Sold 2006, now HED Liberty
Walker, Arnold V. Pascagoula MS   Patoka 85 1956 Active
Corps of Engineers Gasconade MO   Joe Swank 72 1958 Active
Ingalls SB Decatur AL   Lipscomb 126 1958 Active
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Fogilphol 41 1958 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA   Kaskaskia 44 1961 Sold 1997, now John W. Cannon
Ingalls SB Decatur AL   Mississippi (IV)   1961 Retired 1993, now a museum in Vicksburg
Ingalls SB Decatur AL   Chart 126 1961 Active
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Peoria 38 1964 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA   Joachim 64 1965 Sold 2001, now Maverick
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Kimmswick (I) 46 1967 Sold
Southern SB Slidell LA 79 D. L. Billmaier 108 1968 Ex-YTB 799, active
Wall Shipyard Harvey LA   Ozark 46 1969 Active
Wall Shipyard Harvey LA   Pine Bluff 46 1969 Sold 1994 as Delaware
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Grand Tower (I) 46 1970 Sold 2001
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Person 75 1970 Sold as J. Gene Crump
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Prairie du Rocher (I) 46 1970 Sold 2005 as Lady Potasa
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Rock Island (I) 65 1970 Active
Southern SB Slidell LA 82 Cheraw 108 1970 Ex-YTB 802, active
St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   Ros 170 1970 Active
Wall Shipyard Harvey LA   Sallisaw 46 1970 Active
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Beardstown 36 1971 Active
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Sangamon 37 1972 Active
Grafton Boat Grafton IL   Stephensen (I) 52 1972 Active
MonArk SB Pine Bluff AR   Otter 50 1972 Sold as Lyon
Seahol Cont'g Charleston SC   Tompkins 60 1972 Sold as Campbell
Gladding-Hearn SB Somerset MA 162 Tysor   1973 Active
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Chetek 100 1973 Ex-YTB 827, later Koziol, sold 2006 as Nickelena
Marinette Marine Marinette WI   Demolen 100 1973 Ex-YTB 829, active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Clinton (I) 50 1974 Active
Sneed SB Orange TX   Key Woods 64 1975 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Channahon 52 1975 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Missouri 50 1975 Ex-R. F. Meek, active
Gladding-Hearn SB Somerset MA 177 Butler 55 1976 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Muscatine 52 1976 Active
Superior BW Greenville MS   Shorty Baird  86 1977 Active
Midsouth SB Dardanelle AR   Brandy Fitzhugh 50 1978 Active
JeffBoat Jeffersonville IN   Benyaurd 170 1979 Active
Riverway SY Grafton IL   Charles K. Merrill 50 1979 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Bienville 60 1979 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Goodwin 66 1979 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Strong 66 1979 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   McNamara 46 1980 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Wells 46 1980 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   Gelberman 46 1980 Active
Thunderbolt Mar. Savannah GA   Kent 83 1982 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 112 Raymond C. Peck 100 1983 Sold as Martha T
Southwest Boat SW Harbor ME   Jumbo 50 1983 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 117 George W. Britton 100 1985 Sold as HED Freedom
Southwest Boat SW Harbor ME   Workboat 270 50 1985 Active
SteelShip Pine Bluff AR   E. B. Wallace 60 1986 Active
Superior BW Greenville MS   Warioto  85 1986 Active
Kyowva Corp. South Point OH   Roy F. Stevens 50 1988 Active
Kyowva Corp. South Point OH   Robert A. McKelvey 50 1988 Active
Superior BW Greenville MS   Harrison  66 1988 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 476 Creve Coeur 77 1989 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 492 Lusk 65 1991 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 494 Ward 65 1991 Active
Superior BW Greenville MS   Fiedler  46 1991 Active
Superior BW Greenville MS   Fluekiger  46 1991 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA 1256 P. H. Worley 50 1992 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA 1289 William R. Porter 50 1992 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN   David C. Russelburg  52 1992 Active
Halter Marine Moss Point MS 1304 Mississippi (V) 240 1993 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA 1347 Fred Lee 85 1994 Active
Halter Marine New Orleans LA 1348 Bettendorf 85 1994 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 274 La Salle 59 1995 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 275 Moline 59 1995 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 276 Pathfinder (II) 75 1995 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 277 Mister Pat 83 1996 Active
Freeport SB Freeport FL   Tennessee 50 1996 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 513 Tenn-Tom 85 1997 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 514 Ted Cook 83 1998 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN   Mike Donlon 53 1999 Sold
Marine Builders Utica IN 213 Davenport  59 1999 Active
Eymard BB Harvey LA   Kalli C. Eymard 70 2000 Active
JeffBoat Jeffersonville IN 2646 J. C. Thomas 150 2000 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN 214 Grand Tower (II) 65 2001 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN 229 Huntington Workboat 50 2002 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN   Prairie du Rocher (II) 51 2002 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN 236 Kimmswick (II) 51 2005 Active
Marine Builders Utica IN 239 Sanderford 51 2005 Active
Quality SY Houma LA 1247 Iroquois (II) 76 2005 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 360 Evanick 124 2005 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 361 Kenneth Eddy 124 2006 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 362 William James 144 2007 Conrad hull C-726, active
Orange SB Orange TX 364 General Warren 124 2007 Active
Orange SB Orange TX 370 Gordon M. Stevens 124 2007 Active
Quality SY Houma LA 1248 Lawson 96 2007 Active
Quality SY Houma LA 1256 City of Ottawa 76 2007 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 737 Stephensen (II) 58 2010 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 772 Rock Island (II) 65 2011 Active
Patti SB Pensacola FL 774 Clinton (II) 65 2011 Active
Horizon SB Bayou La Batre AL 121 General Irwin 58 2012 Active
Horizon SB Bayou La Batre AL 124   114 2012 Building