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RENEGADE
Pictured as: the Tako Renegade (Lumar Marine) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1972, by the Houma Shipbuilding Company of Houma, Louisiana (hull #46) as the Miss Verna for the Spanier Marine Corporation of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 1979, the tug was acquired by Martin and Schieffler Offshore Marine Incorporated of Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Mr. Chris.

In 1983, she was acquired by Lumar Marine Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana. Where the tug was rename as the Tako Renegade.

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

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.15:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: RENEGADE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 544910
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WYZ8684
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 46
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1972
  • Length: 55.5
  • Hailing Port: PORT ARTHUR, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 8.4
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 96
  • Net Tonnage: 65
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Miss Verna, Mr. Chris, TAKO RENEGADE, TAKO RENEGADE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Spanier Marine Corp., Martin and Schieffler Offshore Marine Inc., LUMAR MARINE INC, SM ENERGY HOLDINGS LLC, CLM TOWING LLC, SAVAGE INLAND MARINE LLC