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CREOLE TUT

Built in 1980, by National Shipbuilding Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #101) as the Creole Tut for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

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

In 2018, she was acquired by the Stevens Towing Company Incorporated of Yonges Island, South Carolina. Where the tug was renamed as the Island Fox.

Powered by two, Volvo D12 diesel engines. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CREOLE TUT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 627698
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2667
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 101
  • Ship Builder: NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING CORP.
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 56.6
  • Hull Depth: 8.3
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CREOLE TUT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Hollywood Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, OHIO RIVER SALVAGE INC