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CAPT. CONNOR
Photo by: ShipJohn

Built in 1940, by Silverton Marine Corporation of Charleston, South Carolina (hull #MPC36097E585).

The tug was later acquired RJ Casho Marine where she was renamed as Robert J. Casho.

The tug was then acquired by River Associates, Incorporated of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (It is unclear as to when she was renamed the Capt. Connor.)

In 2007, River Associates, Incorporated was acquired by K-Sea Operating Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey where the tug retained her name.

In 2009, the tug was sold to Island Trader Shipping Company in Guyana where she was renamed as the Michael A.

She is a single screw tug rated at 1,090 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAPT. CONNOR
  • USCG Doc. No.: 503059
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD4814
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: MPC36097E585
  • Ship Builder: SILVERTON MARINE CORP
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Length: 61.6
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 6.8
  • Hull Breadth: 17.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 54
  • Net Tonnage: 37
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Robert J. Casho
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Casho Marine, RIVER ASSOCIATES, K-SEA TRANSPORTATION INC