Built in 1953, by RTC Shipbuilding Incorporated of Camden, New Jersey (hull #219) as the Walter L. Price for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company of Baltimore, Maryland.
Named for the Vice President of Operations and Finance for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
In 1967, the tug was transferred to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the Walter J. Touhy. And the tug's wheelhouse, and smokestack where lowered.
In 1973, the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway was absorbed into the Chessie System of Baltimore, Maryland. Where the tug retained her name.
In 1979, she was acquired by the Boston Towboat Company of Boston, Massacusetts. Where the tug was renamed as the Carol Wales.
In 1985, the Boston Towboat Company was acquired by the Boston Fuel Transportation Company of East Boston, Massachusetts (a subsidiary of the Reinauer Transportation Company of Staten Island, New York.) Where the tug retained her name. But, was transferred to the Reinauer Transportation's Company's fleet in New York, New York.
In 1989, she was acquired by the Hays Tug and Launch Company of Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Where the tug was renamed as the Scooby Doo.
In 2008, the tug sank at the Hays Tug and Launch Company's dock at Girard Point in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Although she was raised, the tug was declared a constructive total loss, and was scrapped.
Powered by a single, Fairbanks-Morse 10-38D 8 1/8 diesel engine. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,600 horsepower.
(Matt Surette, Paul Strubeck)