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W.T. COPPEDGE SR.
Pictured as: the Peter G. Turecamo (Moran Towing) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1969, by Sampit Towing Incorporated of Georgetown, South Carolina (hull #101) as the W. T. Coppedge Sr. for Wayland T. Coppedge Jr. of the White Stack Towing Company of Jacksonville, Florida.

In 1978, the White Stack Towing Company was acquired by the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Peter G. Turecamo.

In 1998, the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation was acquired by the the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2021, the tug was acquired by the Blaha Towing Company of Norfolk, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the Amelia H.

She is is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: W.T. COPPEDGE SR.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 523823
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7029902
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD9212
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 101
  • Ship Builder: SAMPIT TOWING INC
  • Year Built: 1969
  • Length: 97
  • Hailing Port: NORFOLK, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 14.1
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 191
  • Net Tonnage: 129
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    W.T. Coppedge Sr., Peter G. Turecamo
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    White Stack Towing Co., Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corp., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION