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Pictured as: the Bulldozer (Patriot Marine Corporation) Photo by: Frank Joniak

Built in 1959, by Judkins Towing Corporation as the Gary Curtis for the Judkins Towing Corporation of Norfolk, Virginia.

In 1964, the tug was acquired by Seaboard Towing Incorporated of Norfolk, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the Nancy Carol.

In 1968, she was acquired by the Richardson and Lloyd Construction Company of Corpus Christi, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Sea Urchin.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by the Moby Marine Corporation of Miami, Florida. Where she retained her name.

In 2007, she was acquired by the Connecticut Dredge Corporation of Clinton, Connecticut. Where the tug was renamed as the Bulldozer.

In 2018, the tug was acquired by Patriot Marine Incorporated of Winthrop, Massachusetts. Where she retained her name.

In 2020, she was acquired by and undisclosed interest in the Bahamas. Her current and or final disposition is unknown.

She was a twin screw tug, rated at 800 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: SEA URCHIN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 278313
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WI9320
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Judkins Towing Corp.
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Length: 56.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW HAVEN, CT.
  • Hull Depth: 7.6
  • Hull Breadth: 20.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 56
  • Net Tonnage: 38
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Gary Curtis, Nancy Carol, SEA URCHIN, BULLDOZER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Judkins Towing Corp., MOBY MARINE CORPORATION, Connecticut Dredge Corp. Inc., Patriot Marine LLC., Main Tugboat LLC.