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SAVAGE JOURNEY
Pictured as: the Travis V. Settoon (Settoon Towing) Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 1981, by L and A Iron Works Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #109) as the Ranco for the Ranco Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana.

In 1989, the tug was acquired by the Cenac Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Boo Cenac.

In 2008, the tug was acquired by Teppco Marine Services Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2009, she was acquired by Enterprise Marine Services Incorporated of San Antonio, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Boo.

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

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

Powered by two, Cummins KT19-M2 diesel engines. With reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,360 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SAVAGE JOURNEY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 640586
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDE4235
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 109
  • Ship Builder: L&A Iron Works Inc.
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 57.6
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 97
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    RANCO, BOO CENAC, BOO, TRAVIS V. SETTOON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Ranco Towing Co., CENAC TOWING CO INC, TEPPCO MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, SETTOON TOWING LLC