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Built in 2019, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #467) as the Andrew S. for the Bisso Towboat Company Incorporated of Luling, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, Caterpillar 3516E diesel engines. With Rolls-Royce US 255 P30FP z drives. Turning two, 98.4(in) diameter, by 94.3(in) pitch, four bladed, stainless steel propellers. Set in stainless steel kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tractor tug, rated at 6,008 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW John Deere 4045 AFM85 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 30,162 gallons of diesel fuel, 1,442 gallons of lube and hydraulic oil, 3,000 gallons of urea, and 9,538 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a JonRie 240 escort with 500(ft) of 3(in) synthetic line, mounted on the bow.

  • Vessel Name: ANDREW S.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1296702
  • Vessel Service: Towing Vessel
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDL2638
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 467
  • Ship Builder: Maine Iron Works Inc.
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 96
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS
  • Hull Depth: 17
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 136