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PETER J

Built in 1954 by Albina Machine and Engine Works of Portland, Oregon as the Peter J (hull #289) for the Knappton Towboat Company of Astoria, Oregon.

The tug was later sold and renamed as the Batman.

She was eventually acquired by the Bergerson Construction Company of Astoria, Oregon. Where the tug was renamed as the Cindy Lou.

On 29 January, 1996, the tug sank. She was not salvaged.


  • Vessel Name: PETER J
  • USCG Doc. No.: 267035
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 289
  • Ship Builder: ALBINA MACHINE & ENGINE WORKS
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Length: 50.6
  • Hailing Port: ASTORIA, OR
  • Hull Depth: 6.6
  • Hull Breadth: 16
  • Gross Tonnage: 33
  • Net Tonnage: 7
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Peter J, Batman
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Knappton Towboat Company