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BAYOU BANDIT
Pictured as: the Bayou Bandit (Orion Marine) Photo by: Lorraine Morrill

Built in 1973, by Marine Industries Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #4) as the Pisces.

In 2004, the tug was acquired by Misener Marine Construction Incorporated of Tampa, Florida. Where the she was renamed as the Bayou Bandit.

In 2014, she was acquired by Orion Marine Construction Incorporated of Tampa, Florida. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2017, she was acquired by Patriot Marine Incorporated of Winthrop, Massachusetts. Where the tug retained her name.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,500 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BAYOU BANDIT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 553389
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7391032
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WXE5239
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 4
  • Ship Builder: MARINE INDUSTRIES OF MORGAN CITY INC
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Length: 68.1
  • Hailing Port: BOSTON, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.5
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 134
  • Net Tonnage: 91
  • Owner:
    PATRIOT MARINE LLC
    550 PLEASANT STREET SUITE 104
    WINTHROP, MA 02152
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Pisces, BAYOU BANDIT, BAYOU BANDIT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MISENER MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, MISENER MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC, ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC