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EVA (1980)
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1980, by the J. Ray McDermott and Company of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #257) as the Eva for the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

Along with the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Suderman and Young Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

In 2021, the tug was phased out of service and was "laid up" at Houston, Texas.

In 2022, she was scrapped at Brownsville, Texas.

She was powered by single, EMD 16-645-E7 diesel engine. With a Reintjes WAV 3400 reduction gear, at a ratio of 5.053:1. She is a single screw tug, fitted with a flanking rudder. For a rated 3,070 horsepower.

The tug's capacities were 46,932 gallons of fuel, 1,256 gallons of lube oil, and 3,225 gallons of potable water.

  • Vessel Name: EVA (1980)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 625675
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7925340
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WYQ8975
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 257
  • Ship Builder: J RAY MCDERMOTT & CO INC
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 88.6
  • Hailing Port: GALVESTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 16.3
  • Hull Breadth: 32.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 178
  • Net Tonnage: 121
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