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BUCHANAN 11
Photo by: Marc Piche

Built in 1978, by Terrebonne Shipbuilders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana as the Buchanan 11 for Buchanan Marine Limited Partnership of New Haven, Connecticut.

In 2013, the tug was eventually acquired by Inland Marine Incorporated of Chesapeake, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the Betty Jo.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,500 horsepower.
(Daniel Smith)


  • Vessel Name: BUCHANAN 11
  • USCG Doc. No.: 600679
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2495
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: TERREBONNE SHIPBUILDERS
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 62
  • Hailing Port: CHESAPEAKE, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 9.1
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 94
  • Net Tonnage: 74
  • Owner:
    INLAND MARINE INC

    CHESAPEAKE, VA
  • Previous Vessel Names:
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  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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