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Pictured as: the Signet Reliance (Signet Maritime) Photo by: Gearoid O'Conghaile

Built in 2007, by the Colle Towing Company of Pascagoula, Mississippi (hull #104) as the John Colle for the Colle Towing Company of Pascagoula, Mississippi.

The tug was designed by Robert Allen Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia. For the Colle Towing Company of Pascagoula, Mississippi.

In 2010, the Colle Towing Company was acquired by the Signet Maritime Corporation of Houston, Texas. Where, initially the tug retained her name. However, she was later renamed as the Signet Reliance.

Powered by two Caterpillar 3516B diesel engines, with two Rolls Royce US205 z drives, fitted with two 94.5(in)2,400(mm) stainless steel propellers. For a rated 6,250 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two 125kW/60Hz/480V Onan Generators, driven by two Cummins 6 CTA 8.3 DM diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 54,000 gallons of fuel, and 3,000 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a Burrard Iron Works HE winch mounted on the bow. Outfitted with 600(ft) of 2.75(in) HMPE hawser. On the stern, she is outfitted with a single drum Burrard Iron Works HJ towing winch. Outfitted with 1,500(ft) of 2(in) towing wire.

Her firefighting capabilities of Nijhuis HGTF-1-350.650 pump, driven by a Cummins KTA50-M2 diesel engine. Feeding two remote controlled FFS 1200(lb) fire monitors.

  • Vessel Name: JOHN COLLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 01205626
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 09548677
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF8126
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 104
  • Ship Builder: COLLE TOWING CO INC
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 92.6
  • Hailing Port: PASCAGOULA, MS.
  • Hull Depth: 17.2
  • Hull Breadth: 36
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 135
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