Built in 1981, by Dakota Creek Industries of Anacortes, Washington (hull #11) as the Philip W. for the Wilmington Transportation Company of Los Angeles, California.
In 1998, the Wilmington Transportation Company was acquired by the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2005, the tug was transferred to AmNAV Maritime Services of Oakland, California. A subsidiary of the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Patriot.
In 2012, AmNAV Maritime Services was reabsorbed back into Foss Marine Holdings of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.
Powered by two EMD 12-645-E6 diesel engines. For a rated 4,800 horsepower.
Ship Builder: DAKOTA CREEK INDUSTRIES INC
Year Built: 1981
Hailing Port: LOS ANGELES, CA.
Hull Depth: 14.9
Hull Breadth: 34.5
Gross Tonnage: 198
Net Tonnage: 135The Model
The hull and superstructure are fiberglass. The deckhouse is scribed with all door, porthole and other openings. The pilot house has the window frames molded in.Kit Includes:
-deck house roof
-pilot house roof
-construction booklet and photo set (available via email)
-polymer fittings set, as described belowPolymer Fittings:
(included in kit)
The polymer fitting set includes:
-pilot house doors (right and left)
-two different water-tight doors (right and left)
-three different louvered vents
-access hatches for the deck
Displacement: 35lbsPhilip W Photos: (click to enlarge)