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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.

Also, the Suderman and Young Towing Company along with the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas. Maintain an 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. The Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas, and the Superman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. 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, fitted with flanking rudders. For a rated 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
  • Owner:
    BAY HOUSTON TOWING CO
    2243 MILFORD STREET
    PO BOX 3006
    HOUSTON, TX 77253
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BAY HOUSTON TOWING CO