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A.B. CENAC JR.

Built in 1956 by Main Iron Works Incorporated at Houma, Louisiana as the A.B. Cenac Jr. for the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

She was later acquired by Donelan Marine Towing Incorporated of North Weymouth, Massachusetts. Where she retained her name.

The tug was then acquired by Terry Contracting and Materials Incorporated of Riverhead, New York. Where she was renamed as the J.S. Humphreys II.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: A.B. CENAC JR.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 273233
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WH9899
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 49.2
  • Hailing Port: RIVERHEAD, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 6.2
  • Hull Breadth: 15.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 33
  • Net Tonnage: 23
  • Owner:
    TERRY CONTRACTING & MATERIALS INC
    1146 OSBORN AVE
    RIVERHEAD, NY 11901
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    A. B. CENAC JR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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