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TED B.
Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1991, by Steel Boats Incorporated of Mobile, Alabama (hull #180) as the Ted B. for Capital Towing Limited of Houston, Texas.

In 2006, she was acquried by the the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name. But, was operated by Capital Towing Limited of Houston, Texas.

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

In 2016, the tug was acquired by the Danielle Marine Towing Company of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Capt. Bill Guidry.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3508 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.6:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat, with kort nozzles. For a rated 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: TED B.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 675384
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD4546
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 180
  • Ship Builder: INTL SHPBLDG INC
  • Year Built: 1991
  • Length: 71
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 114
  • Net Tonnage: 91
  • Owner:
    DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC
    15587 E MAIN ST
    CUT OFF, LA 70345
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    TED B., TED B.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CAPITAL TOWING LIMITED, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC, DANIELLE MARINE TOWING II LLC