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JOYCE D. BROWN
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2002, by A and B Shipyards of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #308) as the John P. Brown for Thomas J. Brown of Thomas J. Brown and Son of Staten Island, New York.

Powered by two Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines, with Reintjes reduction gears at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two fixed pitch propellers for a rated 2,600 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 30, 000 gallons of fuel oil and 500 gallons of lube oil.

In 2013, the tug was renamed as the Joyce D. Brown.
(David Silver, Birk Thomas)


  • Vessel Name: JOYCE D. BROWN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1124180
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8976487
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA9975
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 308
  • Ship Builder: A & B INDUSTRIES OF MORGAN CITY
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Length: 78
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 10.5
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 142
  • Net Tonnage: 114
  • Owner:
    THOMAS J BROWN & SONS INC
    136 ASPINWALL STREET
    STATEN ISLAND, NY 10307
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    JOHN P BROWN, JOHN P BROWN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    THOMAS J BROWN & SONS INC