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Category:Helen McAllister (tugboat, 1900)

Admiral Dewey 
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Instance of ship
Location Manhattan, United States of America
Heritage designation
  • place listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Authority control
NRHP reference number: 02001619

40° 42′ 18″ N, 74° 00′ 10.8″ W

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Originally known as en:Admiral Dewey (tugboat)


  • Type: Tugboat
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: New York Burlee Drydock Company of Staten Island, New York
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  • Length over all: 29.1 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 6.4 m
  • Draught: m
  • GRT: 152
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  • Main engine: Originally powered with a triple expansion compound steam engine rated at 900 horsepower at a working pressure of 150 psi. The tug was repowered after World War II with a 1930's Fairbanks Morse diesel engine, that was rated at 1,900 horsepower.
  • Speed: kn


  • 1900 Named: ADMIRAL DEWEY for the Berwind White Coal Company. Flag: United States
  • 1955 Sold to an operator in Charleston, South Carolina Renamed: GEORGETOWN
  • In the 1980's Sold to McAllister Towing Renamed: HELEN McALLISTER
  • 2000 McAllister Towing donated her to the South Street Seaport Museum.

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