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Pictured as: the Rodney (Dann Ocean Towing) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1975, by McDermott Shipyard of Morgan City, Louisiana (hull #212) as the Sheila Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York.

In 2020, the tug was acquired by the Dann Ocean Towing Company of Tampa, Florida. Where she was renamed as the Rodney.

Powered by two, twelve cylinder, EMD 12-645-E5 diesel engines. With Falk reduction gears, at a ratio of 3.958:1. Turning two, 111(in) by 82 (in), five bladed, cast steel, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 4,300 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by one, 75kW, Delco generator sets. And one, 75kW, IEC-GO 2279 generator set. Driven by two, Detriot Diesel 6-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 96,000 gallons of fuel, 2,143 gallons of lube oil, 403 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 6,000 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a single drum, Markey TYS-36, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,200(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire.

  • Vessel Name: SHEILA MORAN (1975)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 569710
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7420417
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDL4994
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 212
  • Year Built: 1975
  • Length: 119.9
  • Hailing Port: TAMPA, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 16.1
  • Hull Breadth: 34.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 136
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