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GULF WAVE

Built in 1968, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #197) as the Gulf Wave for Gulf Mississippi Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

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

In 1985, the tug was scrapped.
(Captain Eric Takakjian, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: GULF WAVE
  • USCG Doc. No.: N/A
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7437290
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 197
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS, INC
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Gross Tonnage: 197
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Gulf Wave
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Gulf Mississippi Marine Inc., Gulf Fleet Marine Inc., Zapata Gulf Marine Service Inc