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CAPT. ALPHA DOUCET

Built in 1980, by the Greenville Shipbuilding Corporation of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #8) as the Jennifer Ann for the Upper Missouri River Towing Company of St. Louis, Missouri.

In 1990, the tug was acquired by the Boyd Marine Company of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Where the tug was renamed as the Cathy Golding.

In 2003, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channnelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Capt. Alpha Doucet.

Powered by two, GM 12V-149 diesel engines. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,350 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAPT. ALPHA DOUCET
  • USCG Doc. No.: 656205
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2579
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 8
  • Ship Builder: Greenville Shipbuilding Corp.
  • Year Built: 1983
  • Length: 70
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 7.8
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 117
  • Net Tonnage: 94
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Jennifer Ann, CATHY GOLDING
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Upper Missouri River Towing Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP