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JESSICA BRENT

Built in 1975, by the Brent Towing Company of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #50) as the Jessica Brent for the Brent Towing Company of Greenville, Mississippi.

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

Powered by two, GM 8-645E2 diesel engines. With Falk reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.304:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,950 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: JESSICA BRENT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 567900
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2696
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 50
  • Ship Builder: BRENT TOWING COMPANY INC
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 108.8
  • Hailing Port: GREENVILLE, SC.
  • Hull Depth: 9.3
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 289
  • Net Tonnage: 196
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Brent Towing Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP