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PATCONA II
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1979 by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #336) as the Capt. Luke for Luke V. Bellanger Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

The tug was later acquired by the Connolly-Pacific Company of Long Beach, California. Where she was renamed as the Patcona II.

Powered by two, DDEC 12V149Ti diesel engines, with kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated 2,500 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: PATCONA II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 602985
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2170
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 336
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 71
  • Hailing Port: LONG BEACH, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.3
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 81
  • Net Tonnage: 55
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    CAPT. LUKE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    LUKE V. BELLANGER INC, CONNOLLY-PACIFIC. CO