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J. A. BISSO II
Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 1965, by New Iberia Shipbuilding of New Iberia, Louisiana (hull #108) as the J.A. Bisso II for E.N. Bisso and Son of Metairie, Louisiana.

Powered by two Fairbanks Morse 10-38D8-1/8 diesel engines, for a rated 4,000 horsepower.

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


  • Vessel Name: J. A. BISSO II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 297603
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8623236
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCW4125
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 108
  • Ship Builder: NEW IBERIA SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 109.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 29.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 196
  • Net Tonnage: 75
  • 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 Owners:
    E N BISSO & SON INC