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CREOLE MAMA
Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1976, by Albert Ortis Boatbuilding Incorporated of Krotz Springs, Louisiana (hull #16) as the Creole Mama for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

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

In 2016, she was acquired by the Darbor Marine Company of Kenner, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Ms. Addison.

She is a twin screw, square bow, pushboat. Rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CREOLE MAMA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 570843
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2618
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 16
  • Ship Builder: ALBERT ORTIS BOAT BUILDERS
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 56.1
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.4
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 104
  • Net Tonnage: 71
  • Owner:
    DARBOR MARINE LLC
    2320 PIEDMONT STREET
    KENNER, LA 70062
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CREOLE MAMA, CREOLE MAMA, CREOLE MAMA, CREOLE MAMA, CREOLE MAMA, CREOLE MAMA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Hollywood Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, DARBOR MARINE LLC