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ALEX MICHELLE

Built in 1995, by St. Charles Steel Works of Thibodeaux, Louisiana (hull #93) as the Alex Michelle for G and R Tugs Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by Double Eagle Marine Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Coastal Eagle.

In 2004, she was acquired by the Delta Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Delta Ranger.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

In 2011, she went out of documentation. Her current, and or final disposition is unknown.

She was powered by three, Caterpillar C12 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 514 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5:1. Turning three, 56(in) by 40(in) stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She was a triple screw tug, rated at 1,500 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW Delco generator sets. Driven by two, GM 4-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities were 15,000 gallons of potable water, 18,000 gallons of fuel, and 500 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: ALEX MICHELLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1035022
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2305
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 93
  • Ship Builder: ST CHARLES STEEL WORKS
  • Year Built: 1995
  • Length: 64.8
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 26.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 92
  • Net Tonnage: 73
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ALEX MICHELLE, COASTAL EAGLE, DELTA RANGER, DELTA RANGER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    G. and R. Tugs Inc., Double Eagle Marine Inc., DELTA TOWING LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC