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Photographer:Matt Ruscher [View profile]Title:David FossAdded:Dec 11, 2006
Photo Category: Tugs
-IMO#7932343- seen in from Seattle,WA at her new home in Boston,MA,12-10-06. This tug was spotted by the Providence Steamboat crews driving by the Mass Tow dock in Fall River,MA to wave 'Hi', maybe an act of intimidation. This tug was used to assist the reefer Pluto out of New Bedford,MA then drove the extra 4 hours to just come close to our dock then leave. Kinda suspicous...
Vessel Identification
Name:David Mcallister
Former name(s):
- Volans (Until 2013 May)
- David Foss (Until 2009)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:106 tons
Length:24 m
Beam:7 m
Draught:3 m

Additional Information
Build year:1980
AIS Information
Last known position:
29°38’38.48” N, 93°25’54” W
Speed, course (heading):
7.4kts, 86° (83°)
Location:Port Arthur
Arrival:15th Mar 2018
18:00:52 UTC
Last update:
3 days 1 hour ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 March 15th, 18:00:52 UTCPort Arthur
2018 February 21st, 18:00:51 UTCPensacola
2018 February 13th, 05:00:49 UTCPensacola
2017 October 4th, 18:00:20 UTCPort Arthur
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Photo Comments (3)

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Rob Bellinger on Mar 27, 2007 18:18 (10 years ago)
On AIS at the moment, she appears to be headed down I-95 to Providence! Something must be wrong--there's no way she could be where it says she is.
Dan on Dec 12, 2006 01:42 (11 years ago)
Aha! You grabbed a shot during the day. I cannot seem to get myself on a lunch cruise these days so I haven't had a chance to snap Foss pics. Nate is right, these new tugs, Phoenix and Cygnus included, don't fit in with the tugs you commonly see around here. They're certainly not making friends in Boston, the BTT guys are less than thrilled with their presence.
Nate on Dec 11, 2006 05:17 (11 years ago)
rather ugly looking tug, just doesnt fit in with all the east coast style tugs. What is the HP on this thing? Any idea why she drove all the way up to Fall River?
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