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DIXIE VOLUNTEER
Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 1968, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #202) as the Dixie Volunteer for Dixie Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1998, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2018, the tug was acquired by Borghese Lane Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed as the Terry Ann.

Powered by two, Volvo D25 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.6:1. She is a twin screw, towboat, with kort nozzles, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DIXIE VOLUNTEER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 514772
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2684
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 202
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 71.2
  • Hailing Port: PITTSBURGH, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.2
  • Hull Breadth: 24.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 143
  • Net Tonnage: 97
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    DIXIE VOLUNTEER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Dixie Marine Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, OHIO RIVER SALVAGE INC