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SHEILA MORAN (1975)
Pictured as: the Rodney (Dann Ocean Towing) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1975, by McDermott Shipyard of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #212) as the Sheila Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York.

In 2020, the tug was acquired by the Dann Ocean Towing Company of Tampa, Florida. Where she was renamed as the Rodney.

Powered by two, twelve cylinder, EMD 12-645-E5 diesel engines. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 4,300 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 107,518 gallons of fuel.


  • Vessel Name: SHEILA MORAN (1975)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 569710
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7420417
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDL4994
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 212
  • Ship Builder: MCDERMOTT SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 119.9
  • Hailing Port: TAMPA, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 16.1
  • Hull Breadth: 34.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 295
  • Net Tonnage: 200
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SHEILA MORAN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MORAN TOWING CORPORATION