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MISTER JIM
Pictured as: the Mister Jim (Coeymans Marine) Photo by: Randall Farhy

Built in 1982, by Houma Shipbuilding Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #76) as the Butler J. Naquin.

In 1993, the tug was acquired by the Odyssea Vessels Incorporated of Berwick, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Captain Jason.

In 2012, she was acquired by Greater New York Marine Transportation Incorporated of Syossett, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Mister Jim.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by the Coeyman's Marine Towing Company of Coeymans, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins QSK-38 diesel engines. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 50kW, Cummins generator sets.

The towing equipment consists of a Skagit, waterfall towing winch. Outfitted with 1500(ft) of 1.5(in) towing wire on the primary drum. And, 500(ft) of soft line on the secondary drum.
(Collin R. Bryant)


  • Vessel Name: MISTER JIM
  • USCG Doc. No.: 6501060
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 89573760
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDG5034
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 76
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 10.7
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 160
  • Net Tonnage: 108
  • Owner:
    COEYMANS MARINE TOWING LLC
    333 JACKSON AVE STE 9
    SYOSSET, NY 11791
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BUTLER J. NAQUIN, CAPTAIN JASON, CAPTAIN JASON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    ODYSSEA VESSELS INC, ODYSSEA VESSELS INC, GREATER NY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, GREATER NY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, GREATER NY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, GREATER NY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC