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ZEPHYR

Built in 1967, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #190) as the Zephyr for the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas.

Repowered in 1992, she is driven by two Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 3.94:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 2,120 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ZEPHYR
  • USCG Doc. No.: 509655
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8842260
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDB5170
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 190
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS, INC.
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 75
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.7
  • Hull Breadth: 27.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 189
  • Net Tonnage: 129
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP