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BONNIE SUE
Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1980, by Thrift Shipbuilding and Repair Company (hull #22) as the Bonnie Sue for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2012, she was acquired by the Lorris G. Towing Corporation of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2016, the was acquired by the Danielle Marine Towing Company of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Chas. Guidry.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA19-M2 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BONNIE SUE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 617902
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2638
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 22
  • Ship Builder: THRIFT SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 60.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.1
  • Hull Breadth: 26.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 121
  • Net Tonnage: 82
  • Owner:
    DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC
    15587 E MAIN ST
    CUT OFF, LA 70345
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BONNIE SUE, BONNIE SUE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, Lorris G. Towing Corp., DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VI LLC