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ROLY C.
Pictured as the Fox Boys (Fox Marine) Photo by: Bob Dahringer

Built in 1956, by M. Podrigue and Son Shipyard of Vacherie, Louisiana as the Akela for Telecom USA Incorporated of New York, New York.

In 1994, the tug was acquired by Caldwell Marine International Incorporated of Toms River, New Jersey. Where she retained her name.

In 2003, Caldwell Marine International Incorporated renamed the tug as the Roly C.

In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Fox Marine Corporation of Easton, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed as the Fox Boys.

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


  • Vessel Name: ROLY C.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 272304
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB5508
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: M PODRIGUE & SON SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 47.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 6.8
  • Hull Breadth: 17
  • Gross Tonnage: 43
  • Net Tonnage: 29
  • Owner:
    FOX MARINE CORP
    531 CATTELL STREET
    EASTON, PA 18042
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    AKELA, ROLY C, ROLY C
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    IT INTERNATIONAL TELECOM USA INC, CALDWELL MARINE INTERNATIONAL LLC, CALDWELL MARINE INTERNATIONAL LLC, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP, FOX MARINE CORP