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Built in 2019 by Intracoastal Iron Works Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #177) as the Larry B. Whipple for Maritime Partners LLC. of Metairie, Louisiana.

In 2019, the tug was charted to Martin Midstream Partnership Incorporated of Vidor, Texas. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two Tier III Cummins QSK38 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 540 reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. Turning two, 76(in), four bladed propellers.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 65kW, Cummins generator sets. The tug's capacities are 28,000 gallons of fuel, 250 gallons of lube oil, 12,200 gallons of water, 250 gallons of gear oil, and 250 gallons of hydraulic oil.

  • Vessel Name: LARRY B. WHIPPLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 12690360
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Limited Coastwise Under Charter to Citizen Fishing
  • Call Sign: WDK7401
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 177
  • Ship Builder: Intracoastal Iron Works Inc.
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 78
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 177
  • Net Tonnage: 142