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SEA PRINCE
Pictured as: the Sea Prince (Lakeshore Marine Construction) Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1956, at Portland, Oregon as the Rosa for the Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company of Honolulu, Hawaii, a subsidiary of the Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In 1972, tug was transferred to the Pacific Towboat Company of Everett, Washington, a sister subsidiary of the Dillingham Corporation. Where she was renamed Sea Prince.

In 1974, Dillingham consolidated their tugboat operations of Puget Sound, and the tug was transferred to the Foss Launch and Tug Boat Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 1984, she was acquired by the Sea Coast Transportation Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by the Lakeshore Marine Construction Company of Mukilteo, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 2001, she went out of documentation.

In 2009, she sunk at the Duwamish River in Seattle, Washington. The tug was later salvaged.

In 2020, the tug was acquired by DeForge Maritime Towing of Seattle, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Skookum.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SEA PRINCE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 27182900
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WH6798
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 42
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 5.5
  • Hull Breadth: 14.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 21
  • Net Tonnage: 10
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Rosa, Sea Prince
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Hawaiian Tug and Barge Co., Foss Launch and Tug Co., Sea Coast Towing Co., Lakeshore Marine Construction Co.