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BAYOU LA BATRE
Pictured as: the Ellis Davis (Kirby Corporation) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 2010, by Raymond and Associates of Bayou La Batre, Alabama (hull #439) as the Bayou La Batre for the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas.

In 2010, the Kirby Corporation renamed the tug as the Ellis Davis.

She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BAYOU LA BATRE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 01224627
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF3114
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 439
  • Ship Builder: RAYMOND & ASSOCIATES LLC
  • Year Built: 2010
  • Length: 76
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 35
  • Gross Tonnage: 223
  • Net Tonnage: 178
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BAYOU LA BATRE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP