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CAPTAIN W.D. HADEN
Pictured as: the Captain W.D. Haden (Bay Houston) Photo by: Trommel

Built in 1980, by Halter Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #782) as the Captain W.D. Haden for the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

Along with the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Bay Houston 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.

Powered by two, EMD 16-645 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,900 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two 99kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 72,119 gallons of fuel.


  • Vessel Name: CAPTAIN W.D. HADEN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 6207770
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 78145890
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCQ5440
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 782
  • Ship Builder: HALTER MARINE INC.
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 99.4
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 12.5
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 187
  • Net Tonnage: 127
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BAY HOUSTON MARITIME INDUSTRIES INC