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BUTLER
Photo by: Tim and Lori Powell

Built in 1976, by Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset, Massachusetts as the Butler for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Repowered in 1994, she is fitted with three Caterpillar 3406 diesel engines; she is a square bow pushboat rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BUTLER
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GLADDING-HEARN SHIPBUILDERS
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 55
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Owner:
    U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS