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BENGAL STAN
Pictured as: the Martin Navigator (Martin Midstream) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1981, by Bayou Black Shipyard Incorporated of Gibson, Louisiana (hull #3) as the Bengal Stan for Bengal Marine Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana.

In 1988, the tug was acquired by the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Jock Cenac.

In 2000, the Cenac Towing Company renamed the tug as the E.A. Cenac.

In 2003, she was acquired by Martin Midstream Partnership Incorporated of Vidor, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Martin Navigator.

In 2018, the tug was acquired by Quality Tug Service LLC. of Erath, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the God's Grace.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA19-M3 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.17:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,360 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BENGAL STAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 632798
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDB5626
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 3
  • Ship Builder: Bayou Black Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 57
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.6
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Bengal Stan, E.A. CENAC, JOCK CENAC, MARTIN NAVIGATOR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Bengal Marine Inc., CENAC TOWING CO INC, MARTIN OPERATING PARTNERSHIP LP