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DIXIE PRINCE (1969)
Pictured as: the Audrey Guidry (Danielle Marine Company) Photo by: Michael Martin

Built in 1969, by Glendale Boat Works of Houston, Texas as the James W. Moore for the Ouachita Valley Towing Company of Monroe, Louisiana.

In 1971, the Ouachita Valley Towing Company renamed the tug as the Miss Monroe.

In 1977, she was acquired by Dixie Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Dixie Prince.

In 2005, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2006, she was acquired by the Danielle Marine Towing Company of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Audrey Guidry.

Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.16:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DIXIE PRINCE (1969)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 520317
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD2225
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GLENDALE BOAT WORKS
  • Year Built: 1969
  • Length: 54.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.3
  • Hull Breadth: 19.9
  • Gross Tonnage: 74
  • Net Tonnage: 50
  • Owner:
    DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC
    15587 EAST MAIN STREET
    CUT OFF, LA 70345
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    James W. Moore, Miss Monroe, DIXIE PRINCE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Ouachita Valley Towing Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE L P, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING VII, LLC