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CITY OF LITTLE ROCK

Built in 1975, by Scully Brothers Boat Builders of Stephensville, Louisiana (hull #34) as the Jimme L. for the Scully Brothers Boat Builders of Stephensport, Louisiana.

In 1975, the tug was leased to Systems Fuels Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1989, she was leased to the Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tennessee. Where she was renamed as the Dan Brock.

In 1994, the tug was leased to Coastal Towing Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Peggy Griffin Marino.

In 1998, she was acquired by Coastal Towing Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2002, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she was renamed as the City of Little Rock.

In 2004, she was acquired by Florida Marine Transporters Incorporated of Mandeville, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Ralph Vineyard.

In 2004, Florida Marine Transporters Incorporated renamed the tug was the Capt. Carl Vineyard.

In 2007, the tug was acquired by Parker Towing Compay Incorporated of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Where she was renamed as the Curtis Taylor.

Repowered in 1990, she is driven by two, GM 12-645E2 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 3.5:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 3,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CITY OF LITTLE ROCK
  • USCG Doc. No.: 563647
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE2276
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 34
  • Ship Builder: Scully Bros. Boat Builders
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 104
  • Hailing Port: TUSCALOOSA, AL.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 445
  • Net Tonnage: 303
  • Owner:
    PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC
    1001 3RD STREET (NORTHPORT) PO BOX 20908
    TUSCALOOSA, AL
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    JIMMIE L, DAN BROCK, PEGGY GRIFFIN MARINO, CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, RALPH VINEYARD, CAPT. CARL VINEYARD
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Scully Brothers Boat Builders, COASTAL TOWING INC, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, FMT INDUSTRIES LLC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC, PARKER TOWING COMPANY INC