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Photographer:tonylast [View profile]Title:WilmingtonAdded:Dec 13, 2006
Photo Category: Tugs
Built 1926 at San Pedro, California, USA, by William Muller as *John N. Stewart* for the Wilmington Transportation Co., Long Beach, California. 87’ x 22.4 x 11.5; 120 gt, 72 nt; 6-cylinder Winton Diesel, 15” x 22, 600-bhp.

Later *YT 240* (1942), *John N. Stewart* (1946), *R. D. Alexander* (1947) , *Wilmington* (1954), *Shelter Island)* (1994), and *Highlanbd Navigator* (1998). Repowered 1954: 12-cylinder EMD Diesel, 8.5” x 10, 1080-bhp.

Shown January 1980 at Long Beach, California, USA. This wooden tug served the Port of Long Beach continually for nearly seventy years, mostly in ship assist work with the mammoth tankers entering and leaving that port. She is still in documentation, owned at Quilcene, Washington, USA, although now in “recreational” service.
Vessel Identification
Name:Highland Navigator
Former name(s):
- R.d.alexander (Until 1954)
- John No.stewart (Until 1947)
- Shelter Island (Until 1926)
- Wilmington (Until 2018 Nov 30)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:120 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1926
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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