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WILLAMETTE HAWK

Built in 1965 by the Bollinger Shipyards and Repair Company at Lockport, Louisiana as the Ralph Bollinger (hull #54) for the B and B Towing Company Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana.

In 1977, the tug was acquired by the Siegfried Company of Portland, Oregon, a subsidiary of the Knappton Towboat Company of Astoria, Oregon. Where she was renamed as the Siegfried Hawk.

She was later acquired by the Willamette Tug and Barge Company of Portland, Oregon. Where the tug was renamed as the Willamette Hawk.

The tug is no longer documented. Her current and/or final fate is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: WILLAMETTE HAWK
  • USCG Doc. No.: 501034
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WV9325
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 54
  • Ship Builder: BOLLINGER SHIPYARDS
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 70.4
  • Hailing Port: PORTLAND, OR
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Ralph Bollinger, Siegfried Hawk, Willamette Hawk
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    B & B Towing Company Inc, Siegfried Company, Knappton Towboat Company, Willamette-Western Corporation