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GULF EAGLE
Pictured as: the Gulf Eagle (Gulf Fleet Marine) Photo by: Rudi Rabe

Built in 1966, by Quality Shipyards Incorporated (hull #130) as the Gulf Eagle for Gulf Mississippi Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1978, Gulf Mississippi Marine Incorporated became Gulf Fleet Marine Incorporated. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1985, Zapata Marine Service, Gulf Fleet Marine Incorporated, and Jackson Marine Services merged to form Zapata Gulf Marine Service Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1992, Zapata Gulf Marine Incorporated merged with Tidewater Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2012, she was acquired by undisclosed Nigerian interests. Where the tug retained her name. She was as twin screw tug, rated at 4,200 horsepower.
(Captain Eric Takakjian, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: GULF EAGLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 5706510
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 75119790
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB6518
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 130
  • Ship Builder: QUALITY EQUIPMENT, INC
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 111.3
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 13
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 192
  • Net Tonnage: 157
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    GULF EAGLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Gulf Mississippi Marine Inc., Gulf Fleet Marine Inc., Zapata Gulf Marine Inc., TT BOAT CORPORATION, TT BOAT CORPORATION