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PONCA
Photo by: Rich English

Built in 1981, by Orange Shipbuilding Incorporated of Orange, Texas (hull #225) as the Ponca for the Conoco Phillips Company of Houston, Texas.

The tug was later acquired by KMD Marine Incorporated of Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Where she retained her name.

She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: PONCA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 636071
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDB8518
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 225
  • Ship Builder: ORANGE SHPBLDG CO INC
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 56.6
  • Hailing Port: WANDO, SC.
  • Hull Depth: 8.2
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 91
  • Net Tonnage: 62
  • Owner:
    ISLAND NAVIGATION LLC

    SULLIVANS ISLAND, SC 29482
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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