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CAPT. BROWN
Pictured as: the Kathleen Turecamo (Moran Towing) Photo by: Paul Strubeck

Built in 1968, by the Diamond Manufacturing Company of Savannah, Georgia (hull #266) as the Capt. Brown for the Diamond Manufacturing Company of Savannah, Georgia.

In 1973, the tug was acquired by the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Kathleen Turecamo.

In 1998, the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation. Was acquired by the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2018, she was "laid up" at the Moran Towing Corporation's yard in Staten Island, New York.

In 2020, she was acquired by Stasinos Marine LLC. of Weymouth, Massachusetts. Where the tug was renamed as the Meaghan Marie.

Originally powered by a pair of Caterpillar 398 diesel engines, rated at 1,800 horsepower. Turning two controllable pitch propellers.

However in the mid 1990's, the tug was reconfigured. Where her controllable pitch propellers were removed, and replaced with air clutches, and gearboxes. And conventional fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,700 horsepower.
(Captain Eric Takakjian)


  • Vessel Name: CAPT. BROWN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 517259
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7047552
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3466
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 266
  • Ship Builder: DIAMOND MANUFACTURING COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 91.2
  • Hailing Port: BOSTON, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 27.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 179
  • Net Tonnage: 100
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Capt. Brown, KATHLEEN TURECAMO
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Diamond Manufacturing Co., Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corp., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION