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NED MORAN (1941)

Built in 1941, by the Equitable Equipment Company of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #123) as the Brigadier General John B. Bellinger for the United States Army.

She was later sold and renamed as the Corporal.

In 1951, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Ned Moran.

In 1953, she was sold and renamed as the Valoil

In 1966, the tug was sold, and renamed as the Beatrice Lewis. Then, as the Thomas F. Drews.

In 1971, she was sold, and renamed as the Nelson.

In 1994, she was scrapped. The tug was single screw, rated at 1,000 horsepower.

  • Vessel Name: NED MORAN (1941)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 252077
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WA3910
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 123
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Length: 80
  • Hull Depth: 10.8
  • Hull Breadth: 19.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 142
  • Net Tonnage: 65
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Brigadier General John B. Bellinger, Corporal, Ned Moran, Valoil, Beatrice Lewis, Thomas F. Drews, Nelson
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Moran Towing Co.