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Photo Courtesy of: the Vane Brothers Company

Built in 2021, by the Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation of Salisbury, Maryland (hull #126) as the Cape Henry for the Vane Brothers Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

Designed by Frank Basile of Entech and Associates of Houma, Louisiana. She was the sixteenth Sassafras class tug constructed for the Vane Brothers Company.

Powered by two, Tier IV complaint, Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG 6500 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.04:1. Turning two, Rolls Royce, Troost, 87(in), four bladed, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Tier IV complaint, 99kW, John Deere generator sets. The tug's capacities are 65,575 gallons of fuel, 2,068 gallons of lube oil, and 2,890 gallons of water.

The towing gear consists of a single drum, JonRie InterTech towing winch. Driven by a single, John Deere 4045 diesel engine. With an electric, JonRie InterTech, deck capstan mounted on her stern.

  • Vessel Name: CAPE HENRY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1301031
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9930208
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDL9615
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 126
  • Year Built: 2021
  • Length: 90.2
  • Hailing Port: BALTIMORE, MD.
  • Hull Depth: 13.5
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Net Tonnage: 72