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TRINITY
Photo by: Captain Pat Folan

Built in 1968, by the Platzer Shipyard of Houston, Texas (hull #214) as the Capt. Gus for the Mar-Ray Towing Company Incorporated of Port O'Connor, Texas.

In 1980, the Mar-Ray Towing Company Incorporated renamed the tug as the Trinity.

In 1982, the tug was acquired by Rio Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 1986, Rio Marine Incorporated became the Alamo Inland Marine Company of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1989, she was acquired by Dixie Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

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

In 2019, she was acquired by Hailey's Harbor Company of San Leon, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Re powered in 1999, the tug is powered by two Caterpillar 3508 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.17:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: TRINITY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 51503700
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2625
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 214
  • Ship Builder: Platzer Shipyard
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 75
  • Hailing Port: DICKINSON, TN.
  • Hull Depth: 9.1
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 150
  • Net Tonnage: 102
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Capt. Gus, Trinity
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Mar-Ray Towing Co. Inc., Rio Marine Inc., Alamo Inland Marine Co., Dixie Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP