Built in 1968, by the Diamond Manufacturing Company of Savannah, Georgia (hull #266) as the Capt. Brown for the Diamond Manufacturing Company of Savannah, Georgia.
In 1973, the tug was acquired by the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Kathleen Turecamo.
In 1998, the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation. Was acquired by the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2018, she was "laid up" at the Moran Towing Corporation's yard in Staten Island, New York.
In 2020, she was acquired by Stasinos Marine LLC. of Weymouth, Massachusetts. Where the tug was renamed as the Meaghan Marie.
Originally powered by a pair of Caterpillar D398B diesel engines. Turning two, controllable pitch propellers for a rated 1,800 horsepower.
In the mid 1990's, the tug was reconfigured. Her controllable pitch propellers were removed, and replaced with air clutches, and gearboxes as well as conventional fixed pitch propellers.
Powered by two, Caterpillar D398B diesel engines. With Reintjes 54508 WAF 750 P reduction gears, at ratio 5:1. Turning two, cast steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW generator sets. Driven by two, Detriot Diesel 4-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 34,000 gallons of fuel, 600 gallons of lube oil, and 246 gallons of hydraulic oil.
(Captain Eric Takakjian)