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LEVITICUS

Built in 1976, by Superior Boat Works Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #128) as the Leviticus for the Dow Chemical Corporation of Midland, Missouri.

In 1990, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two, GM 12-645E5 diesel engines. She is a twin towboat, rated at 4,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: LEVITICUS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 577329
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2712
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 128
  • Ship Builder: Superior Boat Works
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 138.5
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 9.5
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 499
  • Net Tonnage: 189
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dow Chemical Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP