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CONNIE JEAN

Built in 1980, by Bayou Shipyard Incorporated of Bridge City, Texas as the Miss Brandy for B and B Marine Associates Incorporated of Bridge City, Texas.

In 1982, the tug was acquired by Alamo Barge Lines Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Alamo Courage.

In 1985, she was acquired by Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Courage.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Connie Jean.

In 2008, she was acquired by the St. Louis Boat and Barge Company of St. Louis, Missouri. Where the tug was renamed as the Jack Rose.

Powered by two, Detroit Diesel series 60 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CONNIE JEAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 623744
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA2222
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Bayou Marine Builders
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 51.4
  • Hailing Port: ST. LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 8.3
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 89
  • Net Tonnage: 60
  • Owner:
    ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC
    ONE MEMORIAL DRIVE SUITE 650
    SAINT LOUIS, MO 63102
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Miss Brandy, Alamo Courage, COURAGE, CONNIE JEAN, CONNIE JEAN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    B & B Marine Associates Inc., Alamo Barge Lines Inc., Hollywood Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC, ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC, ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC, ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC, ST LOUIS BOAT & BARGE LLC