The steamboat Daring operated in the early 1900s as part of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet and was later converted into a tug.
Daring was built at Tacoma in 1909 by the shipyard of Crawford and Reid for Matthew McDowell’s Seattle-Tacoma-East Pass route. Daring was 98' long and rated at 163 tons.
From 1916 to 1918, Daring was operated as a tug by Chesley Tug Co. out of Seattle, and was then sold to Victoria, B.C.|Victoria interests where she was run under the name Clinton.
- ^ Newell, Gordon R., ed., H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, at 159, Superior Publishing, Seattle, WA 1966