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Built in 1974, by LeMay Barge and Supply Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #330) as the Percy L. LeMay for Law Towing Services Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi.

In 1986, the tug was acquired by the Sabine Transportation Company of Port Arthur, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Athena.

In 1998, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2021, the tug was phased out active service and was "laid up" at Houston, Texas.
Powered by two, GM 8-645E2 diesel engines. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,900 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: ATHENA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 561258
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8842129
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2631
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 330
  • Ship Builder: LEMAY BARGE & SUPPLY INC
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Length: 91.5
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 9.6
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 301
  • Net Tonnage: 204
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Percy L. LeMay, ATHENA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Law Towing Services Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP