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CITY OF CASSVILLE

Built in 1973, by the Dravo Corporation of Neville Island, Pennsylvania (hull #5851) as the Phyllis for the Alter Barge Line Incorporated of Wynne, Arkansas.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the City of Cassville.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, EMD 12-710G7C diesel engines. With Lufkin reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.343:1. Turning two, 108(in) by 113.75(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 6,140 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Cummins 6CTA8.3D generator sets. The tug's capacities are 65,103 gallons of fuel, and 1,499 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: CITY OF CASSVILLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 546984
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE5947
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 5851
  • Ship Builder: Dravo Corp.
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Length: 128
  • Hailing Port: ST. LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 9.5
  • Hull Breadth: 42
  • Gross Tonnage: 535
  • Net Tonnage: 363
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    PHYLLIS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    RIVERBOAT CHARTERING CO L C, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC