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Built in 1857, by Pusey and Jones of Wilmington, Delaware (hull #12) as the J.L. Pusey for Pusey and Jones Company of Wilmington, Delaware.

The tug was later acquired by McAllister Brothers Towing of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1907, the tug was abandoned. She was a single screw, steam driven tug. Rated at 75 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: J.L. PUSEY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 133447
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 12
  • Ship Builder: Pusey and Jones
  • Year Built: 1857
  • Length: 70.2
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 7.7
  • Hull Breadth: 16.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 47
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    J.L. Pusey
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Pusey and Jones Co., McAllister Bros. Towing