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BONNIE PALMER
Pictured as: the Evin Dupre (Dupre Marine Transportation) Photo by: Billy Smith

Built in 1976, by Glendale Boat Works Incorporated of Channelview, Texas as the Bonnie Palmer for Palmer Barge Line Incorporated of Nederland, Texas.

In 1978, the tug was acquired by the Marlin Marine Company of Dickinson, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Lorraine R.

In 1988, she was acquired by the Stapp Towing Company Incorporated of Dickinson, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Louise Stapp.

In 1997, the tug was acquired by the Waxler Towing Company Incorporated of Memphis, Tennessee. Where she was renamed as the Anderson.

In 2007, she was acquired by Seacor Inland River Transport Incorporated of St. Louis, Missouri. Where the tug retained her name. And, was operated by SCF Waxler Barge Line LLC. of Memphis, Tennessee.

In 2012, the tug was transferred to SCF Liquids LLC. of St. Rose, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

In 2013, she was acquired by Dupre Marine Transportation Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Evin Dupre.

In 2022, the tug was acquired by the Haugland Group LLC. of Melville, New York. Where she was renamed as the Miss Madeline.

Repowered in 1992, she is driven by two Cummins KTA38-M diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BONNIE PALMER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 578281
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDH3673
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Glendale Boat Works Inc.
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 68.9
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9.3
  • Hull Breadth: 26.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 153
  • Net Tonnage: 104
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Bonnie Palmer, Lorraine R., Louise Stapp, ANDERSON, EVIN DUPRE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Palmer Barge Line Inc., Marlin Marine Co., Stapp Towing Co. Inc., Waxler Towing Co. Inc., Seacor Inland River Transport Inc., Dupre Marine Transportation Inc.