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DIXIE VOYAGER

Built in 1980, by Balehi Marine Incorporated of Lacombe, Louisiana (hull #23) as the R.L. Bourg Jr. for the RLB Boat Company of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 1988, the tug was acquired by the Dixie Carriers Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Dixie Voyager.

In 1998, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2001, the Kirby Corporation renamed the tug was the Cameron Blair.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA19-M3 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: DIXIE VOYAGER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0623194
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2641
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 23
  • Ship Builder: BALEHI MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 59.8
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 8.5
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 115
  • Net Tonnage: 78
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DR STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    R.L. BOURG, JR., DIXIE VOYAGER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    RLB Boat Co., Dixie Carriers Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP