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JESS NEWTON
Pictured as: the Jess Newton (Suderman and Young) Photo by: Will Van Dorp

Built in 2000, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #410) as the Jess Newton for the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

Along with the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Suderman and Young Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

She is a tractor tug, rated at 4,300 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: JESS NEWTON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 11048250
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 89624480
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA2941
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 410
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Length: 96
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 17.1
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 246
  • Net Tonnage: 167
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SUDERMAN & YOUNG TOWING COMPANY