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RICK CALHOUN

Built in 2015, by Gulf Island Shipyards Incorporated of Dularge, Louisiana (hull #6048) as the Rick Calhoun for the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier III compliant, EMD-20-710G7C-T3 diesel engines. With Lufkin RHS3200 HG reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.75:1. Turning two, 120(in) by 138.7(in), Sound, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 9,800 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 222kW, John Deere 6090 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 128,092 gallons of fuel, and 1,000 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: RICK CALHOUN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1262685
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDI3506
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6048
  • Ship Builder: Gulf Island Shipyards LLC
  • Year Built: 2015
  • Length: 172.8
  • Hailing Port: ST LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 11.5
  • Hull Breadth: 48
  • Gross Tonnage: 761
  • Net Tonnage: 667
  • Owner:
    US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
    EQUIPMENT FINANCE DIVISION 1310 MADRID STREET
    MARSHALL, MN 56258
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC, US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION