Hawaii Rescue Tow

Foss and Young Brothers in mid- September responded to a call from the U.S. Coast Guard to rescue the passenger ship Kulamanu, which had lost power four miles south of Honolulu and was drifting toward the island of Oahu at 1.5 knots. There were no passengers aboard at the time, as the owner was attempting to deliver the 219-foot vessel from Hawaii to the U.S. West Coast. The Barbara Foss took the ship under tow and brought it into Honolulu harbor assisted by the Foss tugs Pi’ilani and Eleu.