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E.A. CENAC (1964)
Pictured as: the Hercules (P and L Towing) Photo by: Michael Van Bosch

Built in 1964 by Main Iron Works Incorporated at Houma, Louisiana as the E.A. Cenac for the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

In 2005, the tug was acquired by P and L Towing and Transportation Incorporated of Miami, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the Hercules.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA 19 M3 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-521 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.00:1. Turning two, 56(in) by 46(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW, 110/220V, three phase, keel cooled, Perkins generator sets.


  • Vessel Name: E.A. CENAC (1964)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 296702
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC8036
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1964
  • Length: 59.4
  • Hailing Port: MIAMI, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 8.7
  • Hull Breadth: 19.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 78
  • Net Tonnage: 53
  • Owner:
    P&L TOWING AND TRANSP0RTATION INC
    1883 NW 7TH STREET STE 5
    MIAMI, FL 33125
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    E.A. Cenac
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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