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castagnola tug service

Locally owned and operated since 1949 | santa barbara | california



About Us 

Castagnola Tug Service Inc. founded by Joe Castagnola in 1949,. started with a 36’ wood hull tug and moored tankers at Gaviota, Ellwood, Carpinteria, El Capitan and Ventura Marine Terminals.

Incorporated in 1966 by Angelo Castagnola, the company operates the ‘Danny C’ a 77” utility vessel that has a 3-point mooring system and a spacious, open deck space that can accommodate versatile projects.

With 1,000’ of wire to each anchor, the ‘Danny C’ covers an expansive area in a single anchor set from 30’ to 200’ of water. It is also equipped with a complete Surface Air and Gas diving system to support many projects.

The ‘Danny C’ offers comfortable berths, a full galley, and laundering facilities allow the boat to accommodate 7 personnel/crew with a 4-man additional berthing unit available upon request.

Castagnola Tug Service has been operating locally for over 50 years and is fully licensed with professionally certified trained crew.



‘Danny C’ - Spec Sheet

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‘Danny C’ - Deck Layout


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Castagnola Tug Service, Inc.
PO Box 40627
Santa Barbara, California 93140
United States

c. 805.895.9005 e.


Santa Barbara Harbor
132 Harbor Way / Marina 1
Santa Barbara, California 93109
United States