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CANVASBACK
Pictured as: the Amelia R. Settoon (Settoon Towing) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 2012, by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group Incorporated of Panama City, Florida (hull #174) as the Amelia R. Settoon for Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Neal Savage.

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Canvasback.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Caterpillar 3512C diesel engines. With Twin Disc MGX-5600 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.03:1. Turning two, Hung Shen, 82(in) by 58(in), four bladed, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, and flanking rudders. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CANVASBACK
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1237722
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDG2633
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: H174
  • Ship Builder: EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP INC
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Length: 92.6
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 354
  • Net Tonnage: 288
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    AMELIA R. SETTOON, NEAL SAVAGE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SETTOON TOWING LLC, Savage Marine Services Inc.