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LINDSAY ANN ERICKSON
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1982, by the Dravo Corporation of Neville Island, Pennsylvania (hull #8528) as the William F. Plettner for M/G Transport Services Incorporated of Cincinnati, Ohio.

In 1994, the tug was leased to Superior Barge Lines Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri. Where she retained her name.

In 1996, she was acquired by Superior Barge Lines Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri. Where the tug was renamed as the Stonewall Jackson. Where she was operated by Inland River Towing Incorporated Greenville, Mississippi.

In 1996, the tug was leased by Brown Water Towing Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri. Where she retained her name.

In 2000, she was leased to the American Commercial Barge Line of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2003, the tug was acquired by the Ozark Transportation Company Incorporated of Paducah, Kentucky. Where she was renamed as the Riley Elizabeth. Where she was operated by Western Rivers Boat Management Incorporated of Ash Flat, Arkansas.

In 2007, she was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Lindsay Ann Erickson.

Powered by two, EMD 16-645F7B diesel engines. With Falk reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.345:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 6,400 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, John Deere 6081 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 138,024 gallons of fuel, and 1,505 gallons of lube.


  • Vessel Name: LINDSAY ANN ERICKSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 647465
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE4122
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 8528
  • Ship Builder: Dravo Corp.
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 168
  • Hailing Port: ST. LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 11.3
  • Hull Breadth: 42
  • Gross Tonnage: 1079
  • Net Tonnage: 743
  • Owner:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC
    150 BALLARD CIRCLE
    PADUCAH, KY 42001
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    WILLIAM F. PLETTNER, STONEWALL JACKSON, M/V RILEY ELIZABETH, RILEY ELIZABETH
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BLC CORPORATION, OZARK TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC, GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, CF MARINE LEASES LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC