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MR. JOSHUA
Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1977, by Land and Marine Fabricators of Harvey, Louisiana (hull #101) as the American Eagle for Lombas Offshore Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by American Offshore Incorporated of Stafford, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2001, she was acquired by Odyssea Marine Incorporated of Berwick, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Mr. Joshua.

In 2014, she was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Crosby Victory.

Powered by two, EMD 12-645-E6 diesel engines. With Reintjes WGV 501 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.98:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated 6,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 75kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM 6-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 75,000 gallons of fuel, 1,279 gallons of lube oil, 624 gallons of hydraulic oil, 624 gallons of gear oil, and 17,728 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a single drum, Smatco 66 towing winch. Outfitted with 2,500(ft) of 2(in) towing wire.


  • Vessel Name: MR. JOSHUA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 584939
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7507447
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB3474
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 101
  • Ship Builder: LAND & MARINE FABRICATORS
  • Year Built: 1977
  • Length: 102.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 13.1
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 172
  • Net Tonnage: 117
  • Owner:
    CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC
    17771 HIGHWAY 3235 (GALLIANO LA) PO BOX 279
    GOLDEN MEADOW, LA 70357
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    AMERICAN EAGLE, MR. JOSHUA, MR. JOSHUA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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