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Built in 1983, the by LeMay Barge and Supply Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #338) as the Riverside for the Chotin Transportation Company of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2021, she was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Corpus Christi, Texas.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA19 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. She was a triple screw, towboat rated at 1,800 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: RIVERSIDE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 660292
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2627
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 338
  • Ship Builder: LeMAY BARGE & SUPPLY INC
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 66.5
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 8.5
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 170
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Previous Vessel Names:
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Chotin Carriers, Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP