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PHILIP K.
Photo by: Tigone

Built in 1976, by Todd Shipyards Incorporated of Galveston, Texas (hull #45) as the Philip K. for the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

Along with the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Bay Houston Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Powered by two, EMD 16-645 diesel engines, with Reintjes reduction gears. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: PHILIP K.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 578557
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7502344
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WYG6823
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 45
  • Ship Builder: TODD SHIPYARD CORP
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 87.5
  • Hailing Port: GALVESTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 12.6
  • Hull Breadth: 32.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 197
  • Net Tonnage: 134
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    INDENTURE OF TRUST DATED 8/11/1966