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MORTON S. BOUCHARD JR.
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2016, by VT Halter Marine Incorporated of Pascagoula, Mississippi (hull #2024) as the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. for the Bouchard Transportation Company of Melville, New York.

The tug is fitted with an INTERcon coupler system. She is powered by two, Tier III complaint, EMD R16-645-F7B diesel engines. With Reintjes GMBH WAF 3455 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.48:1. Turning two, Bollinger Aquamet 17, stainless steel, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 6,140 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by three, 99kW Baybren M60HAC-006 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 150,000 gallons of fuel, 804 gallons of hydraulic oil, 7,990 gallons of lube oil, and 84,000 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: MORTON S. BOUCHARD JR.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1265315
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9794680
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDI5331
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 2024
  • Ship Builder: VT HALTER MARINE
  • Year Built: 2016
  • Length: 124.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 22.2
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 154
  • Net Tonnage: 293
  • Owner:
    TUG MORTON S BOUCHARD JR CORP
    58 SOUTH SERVICE ROAD SUITE 150
    MELVILLE, NY 11747
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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