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CITY OF HOUSTON

Built in 2008, by Raymond and Associates of Bayou La Batre, Alabama (hull #413) as the City of Houston for the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas.

In 2008, the Kirby Corporation renamed the tug as the Houston.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-M1 diesel engines. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CITY OF HOUSTON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1198884
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD8755
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 413
  • Ship Builder: RAYMOND & ASSOCIATES LLC
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Length: 76
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 35
  • Gross Tonnage: 223
  • Net Tonnage: 178
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE SUITE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CITY OF HOUSTON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP