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ANDRE B.

Built in 1978, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #350) as the Andre B. for the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

In 2006, the tug was acquired by Diamond Boats Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Diamond Six.

In 2011, she was acquired by G Marine Incorporated of Lafitte, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Kelby James.

She was a single screw tug, rated at 400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ANDRE B.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 600112
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF8980
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 350
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS LLC
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 57.8
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 5.6
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 61
  • Net Tonnage: 41
  • Owner:
    G MARINE INC
    4952 MADELINE LN
    LAFITTE, LA 70067
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Andre B., DIAMOND SIX
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Cenac Towing Co. Inc., DIAMOND BOATS INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC, G. MARINE INC