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CAPTAIN MASH

Built in 1958, by Greenville Shipbuilding of Greenville, Mississippi as the William B. Barnett II for the American River Lines Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi.

The tug was then acquired by Seabrook Towing Incorporated of Charleston, South Carolina. Where she was renamed as the Captain Mash.

In 1989, she was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1992, the tug was acquired by Detyens Marine Industries of Wilmington, North Carolina. Where the tug was renamed at the Willam J. Detyens. Named for William J. Detyens the Founder of Detyens Shipyards, Incorporated

The tug was later acquired by the Beyel Brothers Company of of Cocoa Beach, Florida. Where the she was renamed as the William J.

She was then acquired by Detyens Marine Industries of Wilmington, North Carolina. Where the tug was renamed at the Willam J. Detyens.

The tug was later acquired by the Royal Street Towing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Royal Street.

The tug was then acquired by Platinum Marine Incorporated of Mandeville, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Susan D.

She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,300 horsepower.
(William R. Detyens Jr.)


  • Vessel Name: CAPTAIN MASH
  • USCG Doc. No.: 277588
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WK6570
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GREENVILLE BARGE CONSTRUC
  • Year Built: 1958
  • Length: 70
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 134
  • Net Tonnage: 91
  • Owner:
    PLATINUM MARINE LLC
    217 BUNTING DRIVE
    MANDEVILLE, LA 70448
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    William B. Barnett II, CAPTAIN MASH, William J. Detyens, WILLIAM J., William J. Detyens, ROYAL STREET, ROYAL STREET
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    American River Lines Inc., Seabrook Towing Inc., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., Detyens Marine Industries, Beyel Brothers Co., Detyens Marine Industries, ROYAL STREET TOWING COMPANY INC