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VANDAL
Pictured as: the Dixie Vandal (Kirby Corporation) Photo by: Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 1968, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #201) as the Dixie Vandal for Dixie Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2018, the Kirby Corporation renamed the tug as the Vandal.

In 2019, she was acquired by IntraTug (the Intracoastal Tug and Barge Company) of Maurice, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Intra Rebel.

Powered by two, Volvo D25 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: VANDAL
  • USCG Doc. No.: 512557
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2682
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 201
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 71.2
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 143
  • Net Tonnage: 97
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Dixie Vandal
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dixie Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP