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SEA HAWK (1978)
Photo by: Captain Dave Miner

Built in 1978, by Modern Marine Power Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #21) as the Sea Hawk for the Allied Transportation Company of Norfolk, Virginia

In 2001, the tug was acquired by Sea Coast Transportation Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2007, Sea Coast Transportation Incorporated was acquired by K-Sea Transportation Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey. Where she retained her name.

In 2011, the K-Sea Transportation Partnership was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

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

Her electrical service is provided by two, 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 90,000 gallons of fuel.
(Captain Dave Miner, Captain Ric Shrewsbury, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: SEA HAWK (1978)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 5898390
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 77295260
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WSX7556
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 21
  • Ship Builder: MODERN MARINE POWER INC
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 110.4
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 16.6
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 180
  • Net Tonnage: 122
  • Owner:
    KIRBY OFFSHORE MARINE PACIFIC LLC
    2700 W COMMODORE WAY
    SEATTLE, WA 98199-1264
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Allied Transportation Co., SEA COAST TRANSPORTATION LLC, K-SEA TRANSPORTATION LLC, K-SEA TRANSPORTATION LLC