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CHRISTINE MORAN (1942)

Built in 1942, by Gulfport Shipbuilding of Port Arthur, Texas (hull #196) as the Christine Moran for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York.

In 1952, the tug was acquired by interests based in Kingdom of Bahrain. Where she renamed as the Sitra.

Her current and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CHRISTINE MORAN (1942)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 242693
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 196
  • Ship Builder: GULFPORT SHIPBUILDING COR
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Length: 95.2
  • Hailing Port: Bahrain
  • Hull Depth: 10.5
  • Hull Breadth: 24.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 184
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Christine Moran, Sitra
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Co.