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JOE SEVIER

Built in 1965 by Fellows and Stewart Incorporated of Wilmington, California as the Joe Sevier for the Matson Navigation Company Incorporated of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by Hawaiian Tug and Barge of Honolulu, Hawaii. Where she was renamed as the Momi.

In 2010, she was acquired by the Department of Port Administration of American Samoa. Where the tug was renamed as the Sailele.


  • Vessel Name: JOE SEVIER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 500799
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6614190
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA5713
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: FELLOWS & STEWART INC
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 75.5
  • Hailing Port: PAGO PAGO, AS
  • Hull Depth: 12.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 163
  • Net Tonnage: 86
  • Owner:
    AMERICAN SAMOA GOVERNMENT
    DEPT OF PORT ADMINISTRATION 1 PORT MAIN TERMINAL PO BOX 1539
    PAGO PAGO, AS 96799
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Joe Sevier, Momi
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Matson Services Company, Hawaiian Tug and Barge Company, Moana Pa'akai Incorporated