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GOOD NEWS BAY
Pictured as: the Miss Crosby (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Crosby Marine

Built in 1978, by Allied Shipyard Incorporated of Larose, Louisiana (hull #154) as the Good News Bay for the Campbell Towing and Marine Construction Incorporated of Astoria, Oregon.

In 1996, the tug was acquired by the Western Pioneer Shipping Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she retained her name.

In 1998, she was acquired by Global Towing Services Incorporated of LaRose, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Global Voyager.

In 2009, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Crosby.

Powered by three, Caterpillar 3406B diesel engines. Turning three, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a triple screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 30kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM 3-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 22,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 6,000 gallons of potable water.

The tug's towing gear consists of a single drum, Smatco 44, anchor towing winch.
(Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: GOOD NEWS BAY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 594248
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC7879
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 154
  • Ship Builder: ALLIED SHIPYARD INC
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 63.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.7
  • Hull Breadth: 26.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 93
  • Net Tonnage: 63
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    GOOD NEWS BAY, GLOBAL VOYAGER, GLOBAL VOYAGER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Campbell Towing and Marine Construction LLC., Western Pioneer Shipping Co., GLOBAL TOWING SERVICES INC, GLOBAL VOYAGER INC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC