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BARNEY TURECAMO (1956)
Pictured as: the G.R. Gainer (Mar-K Towing Company) Photo by: Rob Brooks

Built in 1956, by Jakobson Shipyard Incorporated of Oyster Bay, New York (hull #362) as the Barney Turecamo for the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation of New York, New York.

In 1994, the tug was was acquired by C and C Marine Incorporated of Charleston, South Carolina. Where she was renamed as the Ocean Princess.

In 2005, she was acquired by the Mar-K Towing Company of Panama City, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the G.R. Gainer.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 1,600 horsepower.
(Captain Ted Bishop, Captain Christopher Roehrig)


  • Vessel Name: BARNEY TURECAMO (1956)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 270843
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5037008
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB2818
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 362
  • Ship Builder: JAKOBSON SHIPYARD, INC.
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 89
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 11.5
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 167
  • Net Tonnage: 114
  • Owner:
    MAR-K MARINE SERVICES INC
    1212 WEST ST
    PO BOX 1697
    PANAMA CITY, FL 32402
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BARNEY TURECAMO, OCEAN PRINCESS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corp., C and C Marine Inc