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BERNARD P.
Photo by: Captain Pat Folan

Built in 1979, by Henry and Broussard Boat Builders Incorporated Morgan City, Louisiana as the Creole Ann for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 2002, the tug was acquired by McDonough Marine Services Incorporated of Metairie, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Bernard P.

In 2019, she was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3406C diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BERNARD P.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 601937
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8987371
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC3529
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: HENRY & BROUSSARD BOAT BUILDER
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 56.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.4
  • Hull Breadth: 22.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Creole Ann, BERNARD P., BERNARD P.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Hollywood Marine Inc., MCDONOUGH PROJECT SERVICES LP, Savage Marine Services Inc.