Old Tacoma Marine, Inc.

tugboat Maris Pearl

Model #: DMQ-8 Engine #:
Bore & Stroke: 16" x 20" Cylinders: eight
Horsepower: 1000 RPM: 300
Current Owner: Jay Leon
Current Location: Seattle, Washington map
Current Condition: Operational as primary propulsion

Engine History

The tugboat Maris Pearl (ex-Santana, ex-Sea Fox) is powered by a DMQ-8 Enterprise diesel engine. The tug is now used as a yacht to cruise Puget Sound and other Pacific Northwest waters. Its owner enjoys the low-speed engine for how quiet and pleasant it is for cruising.

External Links

Photographs of the Maris Pearl's Enterprise engine on Flickr
Blog entries about the Maris Pearl on WordPress
Historic Photos of the Maris Pearl as a Navy Tug