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Photo courtesy of: Maritime Partners LLC.

Built in 2021, by the Eymard Marine Construction Company of Harvey, Louisiana (hull #139) as the Kyle Smith for Maritime Partners LLC. of Metairie, Louisiana.

The tug was designed by Entech Design, based in Kenner, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier III compliant, Caterpillar C42 diesel engines. With Reintjes WAF 572L reduction gears. At a ratio of 7.091:1. Turning two, 76(in) by 66(in), fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat rated at 2,000 horsepower.

The towing equipment consists of two, Patterson, 40 ton, electric winches mounted on the bow.

  • Vessel Name: KYLE SMITH
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1308580
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 139
  • Ship Builder: Eymard Marine Construction Inc.
  • Year Built: 2021
  • Length: 78
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 177
  • Net Tonnage: 142