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LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR
Photo by: Vladimir Knyaz

Built in 2004, by LaForce Shipyard Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #142) as the Warren Jr. for W.J. Marine Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 2007, the tug was acquired by Eckstein Marine Services of Jefferson, Louisiana. A division of the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Lady of Prompt Succor.

In 2007, she was transferred to the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Re powered in 2007, she is powered by two, Caterpillar 3508 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1155422
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD9441
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 142
  • Ship Builder: LaForce Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Length: 71
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 97
  • Net Tonnage: 79
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    WARREN JR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    LA FORCE SHIPYARD INC, W J MARINE LLC, ECKSTEIN MARINE SERVICE LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF-INLAND LLC