Port Rainier, Columbia River, Oregon: Sunset Images of Pushboats MV 'Kathryn B', MV 'Willamette'



Pushboat / Tugboat MV ‘Willamette’ (3,000 HP, built in 1999)


IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Williamette. Call Sign WDG2204, US Coast Guard Official No: 1085937, Number 8972998, Built at J M Martinac S.B., Hull Number 240. IMO delivered in Jan 1999, United States Flagged.


OWNERS: Owner: Shaver Transportation Co, Portland, Oregon. Technical Manager: Shaver Transportation Co, Portland, Oregon. Operator: Shaver Transportation Co, Portland, Oregon.


DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Length Overall of 26.48 m. (Length: 86.90 ft), Beam of 10.50 m. (Breadth: 34.50 ft), Depth: 10.80 ft, Gross Ton: 158 - Regulatory (Subpart C or D); Gross Ton: 325 - Convention (Subpart B); Net Ton: 107 - Regulatory (Subpart C or D); Net Ton: 97 - Convention (Subpart B).

MAIN ENGINE 2 x Diesel - Detroit Diesel Corp 16V-149TI - 2-stroke 16-cyl. 147mm x147mm bore/stroke 2,206mkW total at 1,800rpm.

PROPULSOR 2 x Azimuth (Aft) (mechanical), Rolls-Royce.




Pushboat / Tugboat MV “Kathryn B” (1,700 HP, built in 1975)

Operator : Bernert Barge Lines

Year Built : 1975

Homeport: Rainier, Oregon

U.S. Coast Guard Official Number : 568536

Vessel Call Sign : WDE2619

Construction : Steel

Horsepower rating : 1,700 HP


Gross Ton : 156 - Regulatory (Subpart C or D)

Net Ton : 106 - Regulatory (Subpart C or D)

Principal Dimensions

Registered Length : 99.2 Feet

Regular Breadth : 22.1 Feet

Overall Length : 108 Feet

Overall Breadth : 22.1 Feet

Load draft : 8 Feet

Light Draft : 8 Feet

Height : 52 Feet



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