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CUMBERLAND
Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1996, by Hope Services Incorporated of DuLac, Louisiana (hull #128) as the Marine Alice for the Marine Inland Transportation Company of Marrero, Louisiana.

In 2000, the tug was acquired by Higman Barge Lines Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Cumberland.

In 2018, Higman Barge Lines Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Kleberg.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-M1 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.18:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CUMBERLAND
  • USCG Doc. No.: 10501340
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA8058
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 128
  • Ship Builder: Hope Services, Inc.
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 144
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MARINE ALICE, CUMBERLAND
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Marine Inland Transportation Co., MARYLAND MARINE INC, HIGMAN BARGE LINES INC