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HARRIS II
Pictured as: the Harris II (Bay Houston Towing Company) Photo by: Adriann Cyr

Built in 1996, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #398) as the Harris II 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, and fitted with flanking rudders. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: HARRIS II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 10392280
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 91321430
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCW2485
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 398
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Length: 91.9
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 18.5
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 198
  • Net Tonnage: 134
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BAY HOUSTON TOWING CO