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ESCAMBIA

Bult in 1976, by Rayco Shipbuilders and Repairs Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #52) as the Escambia for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA19-M3 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ESCAMBIA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 578502
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2689
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 52
  • Ship Builder: RAYCO SHIPBUILDERS & REPAIRS, INC
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 61.5
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 9.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 138
  • Net Tonnage: 94
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • 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