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GEORGE W. BRITTON
Photo by: Steve Campion

Built in 1985, by Patti Shipyard of Pensacola, Florida (hull #117) as the George W. Britton for the U.s. Army Corps of Engineers.

The tug was later sold and renamed as the HED Freedom .

Her current and or final disposition is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: GEORGE W. BRITTON
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 117
  • Ship Builder: PATTI SHIPYARD
  • Year Built: 1985
  • Length: 100
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    George W. Britton
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers