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WOTOCO

Built in 1943, by George Lawley and Sons of Neponset, Massachusetts (hull #1316) as the DPC-28 for the United States Defense Plant Corporation

The tug was later transferred to the United States War Shipping Administration. Where the tug was redesignated as WSA-22.

In 1946, she was acquired by the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where the tug was renamed as the Wotoco.

In 1958, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1967, the tug was to the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Gay Moran.

In 1972, she was acquired by the Tug Julian A. Corporation of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Julian A.

The tug was later acquired by an individual named Raymond Connelly of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Intrepid. Her existence is in doubt, her current and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: WOTOCO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 244836
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5393531
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WB4611
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1316
  • Ship Builder: GEORGE LAWLEY & SONS
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 81.1
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.8
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 146
  • Net Tonnage: 99
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    DPC-28, WSA-22, Wotoco, Gay Moran, Julian A, Intrepid
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Defense Plant Corporation, United States War Shipping Administration, Curtis Bay Towing Co., Moran Towing Co., Tug Julian A. Corp., RAYMOND CONNELLY