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Pictured as: the Intra Responder (IntraTug) Photo by: IntraTug Incorporated

Built in 1981, by the Louis G. Ortis Boat Company of Krotz Springs, Louisiana (hull #121) as the Matador VIII for the Matador Service Company of St. James, Louisiana.

In 1996, the tug was acquired by the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the William Cenac.

In 2005, she was acquired by Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Cathy M. Settoon.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Savage Create.

In 2019, the tug was acquired by IntraTug (the Intracoastal Tug and Barge Company) of Maurice, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Intra Responder.

In 2021, IntraTug (the Intracoastal Tug and Barge Company) became part of the Intra Marine Group of Lafayette, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins NTA855 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW Cummins generator sets. The tug's capacities are 6,000 gallons of fuel, 150 gallons of lube oil, 100 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 4,000 gallons of potable water.

  • Vessel Name: MATADOR VIII
  • USCG Doc. No.: 631368
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD4743
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 121
  • Ship Builder: Louis G. Ortis Boat Co.
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 47.1
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.4
  • Hull Breadth: 20.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 57
  • Net Tonnage: 38
  • Previous Vessel Names:
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Matador Service Co., Cenac Towing Company Inc., SETTOON TOWING LLC, SAVAGE INLAND MARINE LLC