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CREOLE LISA
Pictured as: the David L. Curole (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1978, by Rayco Ship and Repair of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #62) as the Creole Lisa for Hollywood Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 2008, the tug acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the David L. Curole.

In 2020, she was phased out of active service and she was "laid up" at Houma, Louisiana.

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

Her electrical service was provided by two, 30kW generator sets. The tug's capacities were 12,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 12,000 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: CREOLE LISA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 594908
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCY6689
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 62
  • Ship Builder: RAYCO SHIPBUILDERS & REPA
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 60.7
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.9
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 72
  • Net Tonnage: 49
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Creole Lisa, DAVID L. CUROLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Hollywood Marine Inc., SUSAN MARIE INC.