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AMERICAN FREEDOM
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Built in 2003, by Hope Services Incorporated of Dulac, Louisiana (hull #145) as the American Freedom for the LeBeouf Brothers Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA-38-M1 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-540 reduction gears, at a ratio of of 6.18:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW, Cummins 6B5.9D generator sets. The tug's capacities are 16,000 gallons of fuel, 275 gallons of lube oil, 220 gallons of slop oil, 330 gallons of gear oil, and 10,000 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: AMERICAN FREEDOM
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1136956
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8983014
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3284
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 145
  • Ship Builder: HOPE SERVICES INC
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 144
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Owner:
    LEBEOUF BROS TOWING LLC
    124 DRY DOCK ROAD (BOURG) PO BOX 9036
    HOUMA, LA 70361
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