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PIKE
Photo by: Jeffery Anzevino

Built in 1979, by the Berry Brothers General Contractors of Berwick, Louisiana (hull #6) as the Comanche for the Indian Towing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The tug was later acquired by the Gellatly Petroleum and Towing Corporation of Hopewell Junction, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Mary Gellatly.

In 1991, the tug was acquired by Double Eagle Marine Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Bayou Eagle.

In 2004, she was acquired by the Delta Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Delta Bengal.

In 2011, the Delta Towing Company was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2013, she was acquired by the General Electric Corporation of Albany, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the HR Pike. And, the tug was rebuilt with a retractable wheelhouse.

In 2015, the tug was acquired by the Coeymans Marine Towing Company of Coeymans, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 2015, the Coeymans Marine Towing Company renamed the tug as the Pike.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by the Coeymans Marine Towing Company renamed the tug as the CMT Pike.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA-19 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5:1. She is a twin screw tug, rated 1,200 horsepower.
(Glenn Raymo, Collin R. Bryant)


  • Vessel Name: PIKE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 615367
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2263
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6
  • Ship Builder: BERRY BROS GEN CONTRACTOR
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 62
  • Hailing Port: COEYMANS, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 8.7
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 86
  • Net Tonnage: 69
  • Owner:
    P&M BRICK LLC
    2170 RT 144 PO BOX 890
    COEYMANS, NY 12045
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Comanche, Mary Gellatly, BAYOU EAGLE, DELTA BENGAL, DELTA BENGAL, HR PIKE, HR PIKE, PIKE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Indian Towing Co., Gellatly Petroleum and Towing Corp., Double Eagle Marine Inc., DELTA TOWING LLC, DELTA TOWING LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY