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DELTA FOX
Pictured as: the Delta Fox (Cardinal Marine Incorporated) Photo by: Ryan Silva

Built in 1980, by Berry Brothers General Contractors of Berwick, Louisiana (hull #6) as the Apache.

In 2004, the tug was acquired by Delta Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Delta Fox.

In 2011, the Delta Towing Company was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2014, the tug was acquired by Cardinal Marine Incorporated of Red Bank, New Jersey. Where she retained her name.

In 2018, she was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Staten Island, New York.

Powered by two, Cummins KT19 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG527 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.17:1. Turning two, 60(in) by 44(in) by 6(in), stainless steel propellers. For a rated 1,200 horsepower.

Her electrical power is provided by two, 30kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM 3-71 diesel engine. The tug's capacities are 9,500 gallons of fuel, 6,000 gallons of potable water, and 100 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: DELTA FOX
  • USCG Doc. No.: 626842
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF8810
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6
  • Ship Builder: BERRY BROS GEN CONTRACTOR
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 66
  • Hailing Port: RED BANK, NJ.
  • Hull Depth: 8.7
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 92
  • Net Tonnage: 73
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    APACHE, DELTA FOX, DELTA FOX
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    DELTA TOWING LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, CARDINAL MARINE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Cardinal Marine Inc.