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P.J. BRIX
Photo by: Raenuld Greenleaf

Built in 1982, by Marine Industries of Portland, Oregon (hull #R-640) as the P.J. Brix for Brix Maritime of Seattle, Washington.

In 1993, Brix Maritime was acquired by Foss Maritime of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

She is a twin "z drive", square bow pushboat rated at 3,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: P.J. BRIX
  • USCG Doc. No.: 649705
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8972950
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD5130
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: R-640
  • Ship Builder: MARINE INDUSTRIES NW
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 13.8
  • Hailing Port: PORTLAND, OR.
  • Hull Depth: 75.1
  • Hull Breadth: 31.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 235
  • Net Tonnage: 213
  • Owner:
    FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    1151 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH
    SEATTLE, WA 98109
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BRIX MARITIME CO.