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CAPT. JACK HIGMAN (2007)
Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 2007, by Hope Services Incorporated of DuLac, Louisiana (hull #161) as the Capt. Jack Higman for the Higman Barge Lines Incorporated oh Houston, Texas.

In 2018, Higman Barge Lines Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-M0 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.14:1. She isa twin screw towboat, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAPT. JACK HIGMAN (2007)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 12067300
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDE2304
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 161
  • Ship Builder: Hope Services, Inc.
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 144
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CAPTAIN JACK HIGMAN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    HOPE SERVICES INC, MARYLAND MARINE INC, HIGMAN BARGE LINES INC