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SARAH MALLOY
Pictured as: the The Delta (Cooper Marine & Timberlands) Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1977 by the Louis G. Ortis Boat Company at Krotz Springs, Louisiana (hull #31) as the Royal Chateau for the Wilfred Schieffler Towing Company of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 1983, the tug was acquired by LaFleur Towing of Boothville, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Rodney L.

In 1985, she was acquired by St. Charles Towing Services of Destrehan, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Laura.

In 1991, the tug was acquired by Gaudet Boat Rentals of Morgan City, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Verna G.

In 1995, she was acquired by the International Towing and Transportation Company of Galliano, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Brody James.

In 1997, the tug was acquired by Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Jane Malloy.

In 1999, Hollywood Marine Incorporated was merged into Kirby Inland Marine. Combining the nation's largest and third largest inland tank barge companies. Where the tug was renamed as the Sarah Malloy.

in 2013, the tug was acquired by the Cooper Marine and Timberlands Corporation of Mobile, Alabama. Where she was renamed as the The Delta.

Powered by two CAT C18 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SARAH MALLOY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 586904
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDG8848
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 31
  • Ship Builder: LOUIS G. ORTIS BOAT CO INC
  • Year Built: 1977
  • Length: 54
  • Hailing Port: MOBILE, AL
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 65
  • Net Tonnage: 52
  • Owner:
    Cooper Marine & Timberlands Corporation
    P.O. Box 1566
    Mobile, AL 36633
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Royal Chateau, Rodney L, Laura, Verna G, Brody James, Jane Malloy, SARAH MALLOY
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Wilfred Schieffler Towing Co, LaFleur Towing Inc, St. Charles Towing Services Inc, Gaudet Boat Rentals Inc, International Towing and Transportation Co Inc, Hollywood Marine Inc, Kirby Inland Marine LP