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CARLA ANNE SELVICK
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Built in 1908, by Bethlehem Steel of Baltomre, Maryland (hull #44) as the S.O.C. No. 19 for the Standard Oil Company of New York, New York.

In 1915, the marine department of the company was reorganized as the Standard Transportation Company of New York, New York. And, the tug was renamed as the S.T. Co. No. 19.

However, Standard Oil was broken up in 1911, due to the Sherman Antitrust Act. Vacuum Oil and Standard Oil of New York (Socony) merged in 1931. After the government gave up attempts to prevent it. The union, as the Socony Vacuum Corporation, made them the company the third largest (at the time) world oil company. Everest was given a salary job as President and remained with the company.

In 1932, the tug was transferred to the ownership of the Socony Vacum Oil Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Socony 19. However, in 1954, The company became the Socony Mobil Oil Company. In 1963, the company was renamed as "Mobilgas" then just as "Mobil."

Later in 1954, the tug was acquired by McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the McAllister 44. Although in 1955, she was renamed as the Roderick McAllister.

In 1978, she was acquired by Arthur Fournier of Portland Tug of Portland, Maine. Where she retained her name.

In 1983, the tug was later by Selvick Marine Towing of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin where she was renamed as the Carla Anne Selvick.

She was powered by a single 12-567c engine. She is a single screw tug, rated at 1,080 horsepower. However, in 2013. The tug went out of documentation, her current and or final disposition is unknown.
(Captain Brian Fournier)


  • Vessel Name: CARLA ANNE SELVICK
  • USCG Doc. No.: 204860
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5298389
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WA4768
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 44
  • Ship Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1908
  • Length: 96
  • Hailing Port: STURGEON BAY, WI.
  • Hull Depth: 11.2
  • Hull Breadth: 23
  • Gross Tonnage: 191
  • Net Tonnage: 130
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    S.O.C. No. 19, S.T. Co. No. 19, Socony 19, McAllister 44, Roderick McAllister, CARLA ANNE SELVICK
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Standard Oil Company, Standard Transportation Company, McAllister Towing, SELVICK MARINE TOWING CORP