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Pictured as: the LT-803 (M.G. Anthony Wayne) (U.S. Army) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1994, construction was begun by Derektor Shipyards of Middletown, Rhode Island. And completed by Halter Marine Services Incorporated of Moss Point, Mississippi (hull #LT-803) as the LT-803 (USAV MGEN. Anthony Wayne) for the United States Army.

Her keel was Laid down at Robert E. Derecktor Shipyard in Middletown, Rhode Island and her hull was launched in 1994. The tug was completed by Halter Marine Services Incorporated of Moss Point, Mississippi.

In 1994, she was delivered to US Quartermaster Corps, and entered service in 1994.

In 2021, the tug was acquired by Precon Marine Incorporated of Chesapeake, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the M.G. Anthony Wayne.

Powered by two, EMD diesel engines, she is a twin screw tug rated at 5,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Caterpillar 300 kW generator sets. With an additional 65 kW, emergency, Caterpillar generator set.

The towing Towing equipment consists of two, single drum, Almon Johnson 333, towing winches.
(NavSource Online)

  • Vessel Name: LT - 803 (USAV MGEN. ANTHONY WAYNE)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 13172000
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 43690140
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDM6259
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: LT-803
  • Ship Builder: HALTER MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1994
  • Length: 119.2
  • Hailing Port: CHESAPEAKE, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 19
  • Hull Breadth: 36
  • Gross Tonnage: 688
  • Net Tonnage: 206
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LT-803 (USAV MGEN. Anthony Wayne)
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    US Quartermaster Corps, United States Army