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SUSAN ELIZABETH

Built in 1990, by Taylor Marine Service Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #103) as the Susan Elizabeth for Capital Towing Limited of Houston, Texas.

In 2012, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SUSAN ELIZABETH
  • USCG Doc. No.: 967990
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WAO7827
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 103
  • Ship Builder: TAYLOR MARINE SERVICE
  • Year Built: 1990
  • Length: 76.7
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10.5
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 265
  • Net Tonnage: 79
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CAPITAL TOWING LIMITED, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP