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J GARNER
Pictured as: the Hunt Girls (Hunt Marine) Photo by: John Skelson

Built in 1983, by Coastal Pilot Incorporated of Portsmouth, Rhode Island as the Capt. Ben for SeaBoats Incorporated of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

In 2006, the tug was acquired by Hunt Marine Incorporated of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Where she was renamed as the Hunt Girls.

In 2014, she was acquired by Garpo Marine Services Incorporated of Staten Island, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the J Garner

The vessel is no longer in documentation. Her current, and or final disposition, is unknown.

She was a twin screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: J GARNER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0657666
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD4526
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: COASTAL PILOT INC
  • Year Built: 1983
  • Length: 67.1
  • Hailing Port: STATEN ISLAND, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 10.2
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 73
  • Net Tonnage: 49
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Capt. Ben, HUNT GIRLS, HUNT GIRLS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC GARPO MARINE SERVICES INC HUNT MARINE I LLC HUNT MARINE I LLC SEABOATS INC