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Photographer:tonylast [View profile]Title:Lenny BAdded:Dec 27, 2006
Captured:IMO:8654297Hits:1,367
Photo Category: Tugs
Description:
Launched 14 May 1945 at Morris Heights, NY, by Consolidated SBCorp. as *Quileute* YTB 540 for the U. S. Navy (*Hisada* class tug). 101 x 28 x 11; 310 t. displ.; twin Cleveland 6-278A Diesels to electric motor and single screw.

Later *Quileute* YTM 540 (1962), *Lenny B.* (1976), and *Orion* (1992). Repowered and rebuilt 1974-76 into a twin screw tug with a telescopic pilothouse: 87 x 25.8 x 8; 145 gt, 97 nt; twin EMD 12-645-E6 Diesels, 3000-bhp.

Shown October 1978 on the Calumet River, Chicago, Illinois, USA, while owned by Calumet Marine Towing Corp., Chicago. She is currently in service for Westar Marine Services, Inc., San Francisco, CA, as *Orion.* For her appearance today, go to:

http://www.westarmarineservices.com/NEW%20WESTAR%20WEB%20PAGE/orion.htm

Vessel Identification
Name:Orion
IMO:8654297
MMSI:366969470
Callsign:WCC9851
Former name(s):
- Lenny B (Until 2000)
- Quileute Ytm 540 (Until 1977)
- Quileute Ytb 540 (Until 1962)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:145 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1945
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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