Old Tacoma Marine, Inc.

cannery tender David B

cannery tender David B's antique Washington Iron Works diesel engine, installed in 1929.  The tug is now used as a charter vessel in the Pacific Northwest.
Model #: 3-13 Engine #: 7202
Bore & Stroke: 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 Cylinders: Three
Horsepower: 120 RPM: 360
Current Owner: Northwest Navigation Co link
Current Location: Seattle, Washington map
Condition: Operational (Repaired)

Engine History

The David B was built as a cannery tender, a specialized type of tugboat that pulled sail-powered fishing boats to fishing grounds in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

External Links

Northwest Navigation Co.'s David B page
David B's Facebook page
Photos of the David B on Flickr
Blog entries about the David B on Wordpress
Wooden Boat Foundation profile of the David B