Eastern Announces Delivery of Vicki M. McAllister

Tuesday, October 09, 2001
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., has delivered the Vicki M. McAllister, the second of two 96 ft. reverse tractor tugs, which they have recently constructed for McAllister Towing and Transportation Company, Inc.

The Vicki M. McAllister, slated for operations in the Philadelphia area, is a 5000 HP vessel measuring 96 ft. by 34 ft. by 14 ft. 9 in. tug. Jensen Maritime Consultants of Seattle, Wash., designed it, and built and classed by ABS A1 Towing-AMS. It is powered by two EMD 12-645-E7B engines and two Schottel Model SRP-1212FP Z drives producing up to 60 tons of bollard pull. NETEC hawser winches Model X2671 are mounted fore and aft holding 475 ft. of 10 in circumference line. Firefighting equipment consists of Detroit Diesel 8V-71TI diesel engine driving a Goulds 3410-8 in. by 10 in. pump, which produces 3000 gpm that is distributed to two 1500 gal. Elkhart fire monitors.

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