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ROSIE PARIS

Built in 1974, by Offshore Hamars Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #3) as Chuckie for Aquamarine Service Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana.

In 1995, the tug was acquired by the Gulfcoast Transit Company of Tampa, Florida. A subsidiary of the Tampa Electric Company of Tampa, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the Rosie Paris.

In 2002, the Gulfcoast Transit Company became the TECO Ocean Shipping Company of Tampa, Florida. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2007, the TECO Transport Corporation was acquired Greenstreet Equity Partners L.P., a Miami-based private equity firm. Where the tug was renamed as the Gulfcoast.

In 2013, she was acquired by United Ocean Services LLC. of Tampa, Florida. Where the retained her name.

In 2016, the tug was acquired by Dawn Marine Services Incorporated of Gretna, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Red Dawn.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ROSIE PARIS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 561709
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8851168
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDE2543
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 3
  • Ship Builder: Offshore Hamars
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Length: 64
  • Hull Depth: 9.8
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 121
  • Net Tonnage: 82
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Chuckie, ROSIE PARIS, GULFCOAST, RED DAWN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Aquamarine Service Inc., Gulfcoast Transit Co., TECO Ocean Shipping Co., United Ocean Services LLC.