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FREDERICK E. BOUCHARD (1975)
Pictured as: the Evening Light (Bouchard Transportation) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1975, by Halter Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #437) as the Frederick E. Bouchard for the Bouchard Transportation Company of Melville, New York.

In 2015, the Bouchard Transportation Company renamed the tug as the Evening Light.

Powered by two, sixteen cylinder, General Motors EMD diesel engines. She is a twin screw tug, rated rated at 3,900 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 79,515 gallons of fuel.


  • Vessel Name: FREDERICK E. BOUCHARD (1975)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 563653
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7400479
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYT9297
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 437
  • Ship Builder: HALTER MARINE SERVICES
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 100.4
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY
  • Hull Depth: 13.4
  • Hull Breadth: 31.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 135
  • Owner:
    TUG EVENING LIGHT CORP
    58 S SERVICE ROAD SUITE 150
    MELVILLE, NY 11747
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    TUG FREDERICK E. BOUCHARD, FREDERICK E. BOUCHARD
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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