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EVENING LIGHT (1946)
Pictured as: the Evening Light (Bouchard) Photo from: Thomas Balcom Collection

Built in 1946, by Matton Shipyard Incorporated of Cohoes, New York (hull #296) as the Margaret Matton for Matton Shipyard Incorporated of Cohoes, New York.

In 1958, the tug acquired by the Port Everglades Towing Company of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Where she was renamed as the Fort Lauderdale.

In 1968, she was acquired by the Bouchard Transportation Company of Melville, New York. Where she was renamed as the Evening Light.

In 1978, the tug was acquired by the Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York. Where she was renamed as the Hudson.

In 1990, she transferred to the Boston Towing and Transportation Company (a subsidiary of the Reinauer Transportation Company of Staten Island, New York.) Where the tug retained her name.

In 2005, the tug was acquired by Harmony Marine Enterprises of Matawan, New Jersey. Where she was renamed as the Chyanne Rose

In 2005, the tug foundered. After she was salvaged, the tug was scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: EVENING LIGHT (1946)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 250507
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5118137
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
  • Call Sign: WA7659
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 296
  • Ship Builder: JOHN E. MATTON & SONS
  • Year Built: 1946
  • Length: 81.8
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 23.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 138
  • Net Tonnage: 93
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Margaret Matton, Fort Laudedale, Evening Light, HUDSON, CHYANNE ROSE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Matton Shipyard Inc., Port Everglades Towing Co., Bouchard Transportation Co., Reinauer Transportation Co., Boston Fuel Transportation, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC