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CROW
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1963, by Ira S. Bushey and Sons of Brooklyn, New York (hull #627) as the Crow for Ira S. Bushey and Sons.

The tug was later acquired by Red Star Towing, then Spentonbush Towing, and then by Amerada Hess.

She was later acquired by Empire Harbor Marine which would eventually become Port Albany Ventures.

In 2009, Empire Habror Marine was acquired by Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey where the tug retained her name.

In 2012, the tug was phased out of service.

She is a single screw tug Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine. She is rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CROW
  • USCG Doc. No.: 290907
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8842014
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WI9499
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 627
  • Ship Builder: IRA S BUSHEY & SONS INC
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Length: 85.8
  • Hailing Port: NEWARK, NJ.
  • Hull Depth: 12.6
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 146
  • Net Tonnage: 99
  • Owner:
    DMC MARINE LLC
    100 CENTRAL AVENUE
    HILLSIDE, NJ 07205
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Red Star Towing, Spentonbush Marine, Amerada Hess, PORT ALBANY VENTURES LLC EMPIRE HARBOR MARINE INC