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REGGIE B.
PICtued as: the Baron (Hays Tug and Launch) Photo by: David Wright

Built in 1962, by the Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding Company of Somerset, Massachusetts (hull #69) as the El Jean for the Monahan Towing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In 1962, the tug was acquired by the Hays Tug and Launch Company of Wallingford, Pennsylvania.renamed the tug as the Baron.

In 2017, the tug was scrapped. She was single screw, rated at 440 horsepower.
(Captain Larry Strohm)


  • Vessel Name: REGGIE B.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 288368
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYJ6290
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 69
  • Ship Builder: GLADDING HEARN SHIPBLDG
  • Year Built: 1962
  • Length: 47.1
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 6.9
  • Hull Breadth: 15.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 26
  • Net Tonnage: 17
  • Owner:
    RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY
    9 RABBIT RUN
    WALLINGFORD, PA 19086
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    REGGIE B, BARON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Monahan Towing Co., RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY, RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY