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Built in 1944, at Tacoma, Washington.

In 1960, the tug was acquired by Island Tug and Barge Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia. A subsidy of McAllister Towing Limited Montreal of Montreal. Where the tug was renamed as the Island Champion.

In 1969, Island Tug and Barge Limited was acquired by Genstar Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia. Where the tug retained her name.

The tug is no longer in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown.

  • Vessel Name: ISLAND CHAMPION
  • USCG Doc. No.: C17737
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Hailing Port: VICTORIA, BC
  • Gross Tonnage: 166
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Island Challenger
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Island Tug and Barge Ltd., McAllister Towing Ltd. of Montreal, Genstar Limited