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MISS CYNTHIA
Pictured as: the Miss Cynthia (Higman Barge Lines) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1992, by Leevac Shipyards Incorporated of Jennings, Louisiana (hull #303) as the Miss Cynthia for Higman Barge Lines Incorporated of 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-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: MISS CYNTHIA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 985837
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WBM8719
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 303
  • Ship Builder: Leevac Shipyards, Inc
  • Year Built: 1992
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 131
  • Net Tonnage: 105
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    HIGMAN BARGE LINES, MARYLAND MARINE INC, HIGMAN BARGE LINES INC