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SAVAGE GUIDANCE

Built in 1982, by Rayco Shipbuilders and Repairs Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana as the Ollie S. for the BJ Services Company Incorporated of Tomball, Texas.

In 2010, she was acquired by T-Mike Towing Incorporated of Berwick, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the T-Mike.

In 2012, the tug was acquired by Drake Towing Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana. Where she was reamed as the Miss Chloe.

In 2013, she was acquired by Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Stephanie A. Settoon.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Savage Guidance.

In 2018, the tug was acquired by IntraTug (the Intracoastal Tug and Barge Company) of Maurice, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Red Bird.

Powered by two, Detroit Diesel 8V-71 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW, Mitsubishi generator sets. The tug's capacities are 6,000 gallons of fuel, 150 gallons of lube oil, 100 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 4,000 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: SAVAGE GUIDANCE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 650649
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDG9116
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Rayco Shipbuilders & Repairs
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 47
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.7
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 74
  • Net Tonnage: 50
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    OLLIE S, T-MIKE, T-MIKE, MISS CHLOE, STEPHANIE A. SETTOON, SAVAGE GUIDANCE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BJ SVCS CO USA, T-MIKE TOWING INC, T-MIKE TOWING INC, DRAKE TOWING LLC, SETTOON TOWING LLC, SAVAGE INLAND MARINE LLC