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WOOLFORD
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1972, by Toche Boat Builders Incorporated of Ocean Springs, Mississippi (hull #1048) as the Wooford for Milchem Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 1992, the tug was acquired by Baker Hughes International of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2018, she was acquired by Ivy Marine Incorporated of Daphne, Alabama. Where she retained her name.

In 2020, Ivy Marine Incorporated was acquired by the Whitaker Marine Group of Daphne, Alabama. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: WOOLFORD
  • USCG Doc. No.: 541432
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCY6311
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1048
  • Ship Builder: Toche Boat Builders Inc.
  • Year Built: 1972
  • Length: 58
  • Hailing Port: MOBILE, AL.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 97
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    WOOLFORD
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Milchem Inc., Milpark Drilling Fluids Inc., Baker Hughes International, Baker Hughes Inteq Inc., Ivy Marine LLC.