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JOHN 3:16

Built in 2002, by LaForce Shipyard Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #120) as the John 3:16 for American Tugs Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-MO diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.39:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: JOHN 3:16
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1123262
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2968
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 120
  • Ship Builder: LaForce Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Length: 71
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 96
  • Net Tonnage: 78
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF INLAND LLC