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NANA HOPE

Built in 1979, by Neuville Boat Works, Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana (hull #239) as the Denise C. for Uaukewai Diving Salvage Fish Incorporated of Honolulu, Hawaii.

She was later renamed as the Nana Hope , and then as the Nana Mua.

In 2006, she was acquired by K-Sea Transportation Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey where she retained her name.

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

Her current, and or final disposition is unknown.

She was rated at 480 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NANA HOPE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 610879
  • Vessel Service: PASSENGER (INSPECTED)
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCP2313
  • Hull Material: ALUMINUM
  • Hull Number: 239
  • Ship Builder: NEUVILLE BOAT WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 38.8
  • Hailing Port: HONOLULU, HI.
  • Hull Depth: 5.6
  • Hull Breadth: 14
  • Gross Tonnage: 22
  • Net Tonnage: 15
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Denise C., Nana Hope, Nana Mua
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    UAUKEWAI DIVING SALVAGE FISH, INC., K-SEA HAWAII INC,