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PORT ARTHUR

Built in 1970, by Sidney Henry Boat Builders of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #78010) as the Creole Rolanette for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Port Arthur.

She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: PORT ARTHUR
  • USCG Doc. No.: 603812
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2666
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 78010
  • Ship Builder: Henry Boat Builders, Sidney
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 56.5
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 8.4
  • Hull Breadth: 22.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CREOLE ROLANETTE
  • 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