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CAROLINE N.

Built in 1973, by Jeffboat Incorporated of Jeffersonville, Indiana (hull #2408) as the Louis H. Meece for SCFM Towing Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri.

In 2001, the tug was leased to the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Caroline N.

In 2018, she was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Titletown U.S.A.

Powered by two, GM 16-645E7B diesel engines. With Falk reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.192:1. Turning two, fixed pitch propellers in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 6,140 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAROLINE N.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 546688
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDH6466
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 2408
  • Ship Builder: Jeffboat, Inc.
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Length: 134
  • Hailing Port: ST LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 48
  • Gross Tonnage: 946
  • Net Tonnage: 643
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LOUIS H. MEECE, CAROLINE N
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SCFM TOWING LLC, PKC PROPERTIES LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC