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ARCHIE WILSON
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 2007, by Quaility Shipyards of Houma, Louisiana (hull #1258) as the Archie Wilson for the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38M2 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, 82(in) by 59(in), Sound, fixed pitch, stainless steel, propellers. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 2,100 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 22,000 gallons of fuel, and 10,040 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: ARCHIE WILSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1192583
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD4935
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1258
  • Ship Builder: QUALITY SHIPYARDS LLC
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 85.1
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 303
  • Net Tonnage: 207
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP