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SEA VENTURE
Pictured as: the Finn Falgout (Global Towing Services) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1975, by the Equitable Equipment Company Incorporated of New Orelans, Louisiana (hull #1651) as the Janet Theriot for Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Incorporated of Golden Meadow, Louisiana.

In 1984, the tug was sold. Where she was renamed as the Janet.

In 1991, the tug was acquired by Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California. Where she was renamed as the Sea Venture.

The tug was the second Sea Victory class tug for Crowley Marine Services Incorporated.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Falgout Brothers Marine Company. A subsidy of Global Towing Services Incorporated of LaRose, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Finn Falgout.

Powered by two, twenty cylinder, EMD 20-645-E5 diesel engines. With Lufkin reduction gears at a ratio of 5.930:1. Turning two, four bladed, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in sort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 7,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two Detroit 8V-71 generators. The tug's capacities are 199,727 gallons of fuel oil, 3,350 gallons of lube oil, and 7,950 gallons of potable water.

The towing gear consists of an INTERcon DD-250 double drum towing machine outfitted with 3,000(ft) of 2.25(in) wire on one drum, and 3,600(ft) of 2.25(in) on the second drum. She is also equipped with two emergency hawsers consisting of 300(ft) of 10(in) Samson braid line.


  • Vessel Name: SEA VENTURE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 568498
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7390765
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WBM5095
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1651
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 138
  • Hailing Port: LA ROSE, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 13.9
  • Hull Breadth: 40
  • Gross Tonnage: 174
  • Net Tonnage: 118
  • Owner:
    FINN FALGOUT MARINE LLC
    344 BUCHANNAN STREET
    LAROSE, LA 70373
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Janet Theriot, Janet, SEA VENTURE, SEA VENTURE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Inc., CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES INC, FINN FALGOUT MARINE LLC