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Pictured as: the Jennifer B. Settoon (Settoon Towing) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2011, by Conrad Shipyard Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #925) as the Jennifer B. Settoon for Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Savage Founder.

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Commander.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines. With Twin Disc M6X5600 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.03:1. Turning two, 82(in) by 64(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 40,000 gallons of fuel, and 20,000 gallons of water.

  • Vessel Name: COMMANDER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1232449
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF 7413
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: C-925
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Length: 84.5
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.7
  • Hull Breadth: 35
  • Gross Tonnage: 287
  • Net Tonnage: 195
  • Previous Vessel Names:
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SETTOON TOWING LLC, Savage Marine Services Inc.