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OLD PUSH

Built in 1975, by Glendale Boat Works Incorporated of Channelview, Texas (hull #1015) as the Old Push for the Dow Chemical Corporation of Midland, Missouri.

In 1994, the tug was acquired by the Western Towing Company of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2003, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Repowered in 2001, the tug is driven by two Volvo TAMD-122A diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.05:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: OLD PUSH
  • USCG Doc. No.: 556544
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2704
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1015
  • Ship Builder: GLENDALE BOAT WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Length: 48
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 7.2
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 55
  • Net Tonnage: 37
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DR STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dow Chemical Corp. of TX. Div. Inc., Western Towing Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP