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CROSBY HUSTLER
Photo by: Tord Avsnes Saele

Built in 1972, by Houma Shipbuilding Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #44) as the Harvey Hustler for Harvey Gulf International Marine of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation of Golden Meadow, Louisiana where she was renamed as the Crosby Hustler.

In 2015, she was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Houma, Louisiana.

Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines. With reduction gears at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service was provided by two, 20kW generator sets. The tug's capacities were 14,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 2,500 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: CROSBY HUSTLER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 541973
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA3941
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 44
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA SHIPBLDG CO INC
  • Year Built: 1972
  • Length: 55.4
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.4
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 68
  • Net Tonnage: 54
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    HARVEY HUSTLER, CROSBY HUSTLER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Harvey Gulf International Marine, CROSBY INLAND MARINE LLC