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CAP'N ED
Pictured as: the Roy Boys (Tucker Roy Marine) Photo by: Ryan Silva

Built in 1967, by the Morehead Marine Corporation of Morehead City, North Carolina as the Cap'n Ed for the Norfolk Dredging Corporation of Norfolk, Virginia.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by the Tucker Roy Marine Towing and Salvage Incorporated of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Roy Boys.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAP'N ED
  • USCG Doc. No.: 511777
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF6338
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Morehead Marine Corp.
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 69.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW BEDFORD, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 9.5
  • Hull Breadth: 22.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 92
  • Net Tonnage: 62
  • Owner:
    TUCKER-ROY MARINE TOWING AND SALVAGE INC
    56 OCEAN DRIVE
    MATTAPOISETT, MA 02739
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CAP'N ED
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    NORFOLK DREDGING COMPANY