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SARAH PAIGE
Pictured as: the Liberty (Progressive Barge Line) Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 2004, by LaForce Shipyard Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama as the Liberty for Progressive Barge Line Incorporated of Westwego, Louisiana.

In 2018, the tug was acquired by McKinney Salvage and Heavy Lift Incorporated of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Sarah Paige.

Powered by two, Guascor SF240TA diesel engines. With Guascor reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,570 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SARAH PAIGE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1153211
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestrictedoastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD5471
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: LaForce Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Length: 65
  • Hailing Port: BATON ROUGE, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 117
  • Net Tonnage: 94
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Liberty
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PROGRESSIVE BARGE LINE INC.