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CONNOLLY M.
Picctured as: the Connolly M. (Bay Houston Towing) Photo by: Robert Boughamer

Built in 2019, by the Gulf Island Fabrication Incorporated of Jennings, Louisiana (hull #6013) as the Connolly M. for the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

A Z-Tech 30-80 series tractor tug. Designed by the Naval Architecture firm, Robert Allan Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Along with the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Bay Houston Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, Caterpillar 3516 E diesel engines. With Schottel SRP-510 FP z-drives, for a rated 6,772 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CONNOLLY M.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 12932890
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 98823100
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted Registry
  • Call Sign: WDK7333
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6013
  • Ship Builder: Gulf Island Fabrication
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 90
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 17
  • Hull Breadth: 43
  • Gross Tonnage: 297
  • Net Tonnage: 137