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A.T. HIGGINS
Photo by: Paul Sullivan

Built in 1981, by Theriot Modec Enterprises of Golden Meadow, Louisiana (hull #209) as the Jack B. Rebstock for Rebstock Towing.

The tug was later acquired by E.N. Bisso and Son where she was renamed as the A.T. Higgins.

The tug was later renamed Peggy H.

Powered by two Caterpillar 16-399 TA diesel engines, for a rated 2,250 horsepower.

Her towing gear consists of a double drum towing winch, outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 1.75(in) wire.
(Birk Thomas)


  • Vessel Name: A.T. HIGGINS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 639673
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8116025
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCW4133
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 209
  • Ship Builder: THERIOT-MODEC ENTERPRISES
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 99
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 12.8
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 175
  • Net Tonnage: 119
  • Owner:
    E N BISSO & SON INC
    C/O LUGENBUHL WHEATON PECK ET AL
    601 POYDRAS ST
    27TH FLOOR
    NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130-6027
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    JACK B REBSTOCK, A.T. HIGGINS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC E N BISSO & SON INC