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EMMA ROSE

Built in 1996 by Verret Shipyard Incorporated Plaquemine, Louisiana (hull #56) as the Bill McNeal for Blessey Marine Services Incorporated of Harahan, Louisiana.

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

Powered by two, Cummins KT38-M diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: EMMA ROSE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1049031
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8635473
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCW9910
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 56
  • Ship Builder: Verret Shipyard Inc
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 125
  • Net Tonnage: 100
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    BILL McNEAL
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BLESSEY ENTERPRISES INC.