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ALTRO DONNA
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1965 by the M and M Flechas Shipyard Company at Pascagoula, Mississippi as the Big Mama for the F and F Towing Company of Pascagoula, Mississippi.

The tug was later acquired by Zito Companies Incorporated of Jeffeson, Louisiana. Where she initially retained her name. In 2008 the tug was renamed as the Altro Donna .

Powered by two Cummins KTA38-MO diesels turning twin screws. For a rated 1,700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ALTRO DONNA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 500913
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF2942
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: M & M FLECHAS SHIPYARD CO
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 58
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 173
  • Net Tonnage: 61
  • Owner:
    M/V ALTRO DONNA LLC
    P.O. Box 10306
    SHREWSBURY CT & RIVER RD OVER THE LEVEE
    JEFFERSON, LA 70181
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BIG MAMA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    F & F Towing Co Inc, Zito Towing Inc, Drew R Ducote, S & D Towing LLC, Barmon Inc