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SHIP BOAT 01
Pictured as: the Tara Crosby (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Crosby Marine

Built in 1966, by Delta Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana as the Sylvia A. for the Delta Mud and Chemical Company of Houma, Louisiana.

The tug was later acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Tara Crosby.

In 2011, she was acquired by Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Ship Boat 01.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SHIP BOAT 01
  • USCG Doc. No.: 506147
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCV9546
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: DELTA IRON WORKS, INC.
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 49.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 20.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 49
  • Net Tonnage: 33
  • Owner:
    THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC
    1874 INDUSTRIAL BLVD
    HOUMA, LA 70360
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Sylvia A., TARA CROSBY, TARA CROSBY, SHIP BOAT 01
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Delta Mud & Chemical Co. Inc., KURT CROSBY LLC, KURT CROSBY LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC, THOMA-SEA MARINE CONSTRUCTORS LLC