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TONQUIN

Built in 1954 by Gunderson Brothers Engineering of Portland, Oregon as the Tonquin for the Knappton Towboat Company of Astoria, Oregon.

In 2009, the tug was acquired by the SDS Lumber Company of Bingen, Washington. Where she was renamed as the White Salmon. She was soon after placed in laid-up status.


  • Vessel Name: TONQUIN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 268817
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF2073
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GUNDERSON BROS ENGINEER
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Length: 54.6
  • Hailing Port: CASCADE LOCKS, OR
  • Hull Depth: 6.7
  • Hull Breadth: 16
  • Gross Tonnage: 38
  • Net Tonnage: 26
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Tonquin
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Knappton Towboat Company