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Pictured as: the Martin Spirit (Martin Midstream) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1982, by Sanchez Marine Services Incorporated of Fall River, Massachusetts (hull #8110) as the Steuart Brothers for the Steuart Transportation Company of Piney Point, Maryland.

In 1990, the tug was acquired by the Gulf Marine Transportation Company of Tampa, Florida. where she was renamed as the Prevail.

In 1996, she was acquired by the Martin Midstream Partnership Incorporated of Vidor, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Martin Spirit.

In 2015, the tug was acquired by West Indies Petroleum Limited of Kingston, Jamaica. Where she was renamed as the W.I.P Spirit.

She was a twin screw tug, rated at 3,600 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: PREVAIL
  • USCG Doc. No.: 653760
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8971073
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDB2343
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 8110
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 105.6
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 14.3
  • Hull Breadth: 35.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 187
  • Net Tonnage: 127
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Steuart Brothers, PREVAIL, MARTIN SPIRIT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Steuart Transportation Co., Gulf Marine Transportation Co., MARTIN GAS MARINE INC.