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JOESEPH T.
Pictured as: the Meagan Ann (DonJon Marine Company) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1975, by Marine Power and Equipment Incorporated of Seattle, Washington as the Georgeann for the Samson Tug and Barge Company Incorporated of Sitka, Alaska.

In 1988, the tug was acquired by the Brix Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she was rebuilt, and was renamed as the Olympic.

In 1993, the Brix Maritime Company was acquired by the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Joseph T.

In 2006, the tug was transferred to the Foss Maritime Company subsidiary. The Constellation Maritime Company of Manchester, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Scorpius.

In 2008, she was acquired by DonJon Marine Company Incorporated of Hillside, New Jersey. Where the tug was renamed as the Meagan Ann.

Powered by two, Caterpillar D-399 diesel engines. With Caterpillar 7261 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4:22:1. Turning two, stainless steel, four bladed, 88(in) by 58(in), fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated 2,250 horsepower.

Her capacities are 25,000 of fuel oil, 650 gallons of lube oil, 100 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 4,600 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a double drum, hydraulic, towing winch. Outfitted with 1,800(ft) of 1.75(in) towing wire on the primary drum. And, 1,200(ft) of 1 3/4(in) towing wire on the secondary drum.
(Kyle Stubbs, Bob Beegle)


  • Vessel Name: JOESEPH T.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 567631
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE5943
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: MARINE EQUIPMENT & POWER
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 73.5
  • Hailing Port: NEWARK, NJ.
  • Hull Depth: 11.1
  • Hull Breadth: 27.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 148
  • Net Tonnage: 101
  • Owner:
    DONJON MARINE COMPANY INC

    HILLSIDE, NJ 07205
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    GEORGEANN, OLYMPIC, JOSEPH T., SCORPIUS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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