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CITY OF JONESVILLE
Pictured as: the City of Jonesville (Kirby Corporation) Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1975, by Vicksburg Shipbuilders Incorporated of Vicksburg, Mississippi (hull #3) as the Nathan Golding for Ole Man River Towing Incorporated of Vicksburg, Mississippi.

In 1992, the tug was acquired by the OMR Transportation Company of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Where she was renamed as the City of Jonesville.

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

In 2018, the Kirby Corporation renamed the tug as Jonesville.

Powered by two, GM 12V-149 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.18:1. She is a twin screw, towboat, rated at 1,350 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CITY OF JONESVILLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0570524
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2654
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 3
  • Ship Builder: Vicksburg Shipbuilders
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 60
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 7.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 126
  • Net Tonnage: 86
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    NATHAN GOLDING, CITY OF JONESVILLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Ole Man River Towing Inc., OMR Transportation Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP