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Pictured as: the Cedar Point (Moran Towing) Photo by: Rudi Rabe

Built in 1949, by Levingston Shipbuilding of Orange, Texas (hull #445) as the Moira Moran for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York.

Designed by Naval Architect Joe Hack and built by the Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. The series of tugs, were often referred to as "Moran's Cadillacs."

In 1971, the tug was transferred to the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. An affiliate of the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Cedar Point.

In 1988, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was absorbed into the Moran Towing Corporation. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2002, the tug went out of documentation. Her current and or final disposition is unknown. Powered by a single, Cleveland 16-278A diesel electric engine. She was a single screw tug rated at 1,757 horsepower.
(Don Waldeck, Dave Boone)

  • Vessel Name: MOIRA MORAN (1949)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 258519
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5238834
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WC4217
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 445
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Length: 105
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 12.75
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 238
  • Net Tonnage: 15
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Moira Moran, CEDAR POINT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Co., Curtis Bay Towing Co., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION