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ELIZA
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1995, by Moss Point Marine Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #1420) as the Eliza for Penn Maritime Incorporated of Stamford, Connecticut.

Powered by two, sixteen cylinder, EMD 16-645F7 diesel engines. Turning two, cast steel, fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 7,010 horsepower.

Outfitted with an INTERcon coupler system. The Eliza is "married" with the 442(ft), by 72(ft) by 36(ft), double hulled, 115,000(bbl) barge, the Atlantic. That was constructed simultaneously in 1995. By Alabama Shipyard Incorporated of Mobile, Alabama for Penn Maritime Incorporated.

In 2012, Penn Maritime Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.


  • Vessel Name: ELIZA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 10297500
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 88995500
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCQ9215
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1420
  • Ship Builder: MOSS POINT MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1995
  • Length: 121.6
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 20.4
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 254
  • Net Tonnage: 172
  • Owner:
    PENN MARITIME INC
    55 WAUGH DRIVE SUITE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PENN BARGE, INC; PENN BARGE, INC; PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC