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MISTER T.
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2001, by Blount Barker Shipbuilding Incorporated of Warren, Rhode Island (hull #BBS309) as the Mister T. for Buchanan Marine Limited Partnership Incorporated of New Haven, Connecticut.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3512 B diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-5600 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.03:1. Turning two, 76(in) by 56(in), Kahlenburg, non-singing, stainless steel, four bladed, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,400 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 20,600 gallons of fuel, 500 gallons of lube oil, 500 gallons of waste oil, and 2,000 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of a single drum, 60 horsepower, Timberland / Almon Johnson towing winch.


  • Vessel Name: MISTER T.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1121020
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8968222
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2491
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: BBS309
  • Ship Builder: BLOUNT BARKER SHIPBUILDING LLC
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Length: 81.7
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 11.9
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 145
  • Net Tonnage: 43
  • Owner:
    BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP

    FARMINGTON, CT 06032
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, A P FRANZ JR TRUSTEE, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP