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SHERRYL B. REEVES

Built in 1966, by Jeffboat Incorporated of Jeffersonville, Indiana (hull #1797) as the Issaquena for Security Barge Line Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi.

In 1987, the tug was acquired by Valley Transportation Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri. Where she retained her name.

In 1992, she was acquired by the American Commercial Barge Line Incorporated Jeffersonville, Indiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by the Excell Marine Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio. Where she retained her name.

In 2007, she was acquired by Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Sherryl B. Reeves.

Powered by two, EMD 12-645E7B/1042 diesel engines. With Lufkin reduction gears, at a ratio of
4.9:1. Turning two, 110(in) by 108(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 4,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, John Deere 6081 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 108,400 gallons of fuel, and 1,460 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: SHERRYL B. REEVES
  • USCG Doc. No.: 505721
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE3451
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1797
  • Ship Builder: Jeffboat, Inc.
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 157.5
  • Hailing Port: ST. LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 9.5
  • Hull Breadth: 40.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 605
  • Net Tonnage: 274
  • Owner:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC
    150 BALLARD CIRCLE
    PADUCAH, KY 42001
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ISSAQUENA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Security Barge Line Inc., Valley Transportation Inc., American Commercial Barge Line, VESSEL CONSORTIUM LLC, EXCELL MARINE CORPORATION, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC