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CAPT. FRANK GIBSON

Built in 2011, by Inspection Construction Unlimited Incorporated of Amelia, Louisiana (hull #ICU-2008-382) as the Rev. Clarence W. 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 Savage Promise.

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

Powered by two, Cummins QSK19 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,300 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAPT. FRANK GIBSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1232437
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF7678
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: ICU-2008-382
  • Ship Builder: INSPECTION CONSTRUCTION UNLIMITED LLC
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Length: 66.1
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 78
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    REV. CLARENCE W. SETTOON, SAVAGE PROMISE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SETTOON TOWING LLC, Savage Marine Services Inc