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VINCENT C. TURECAMO (1944)
Photo Courtesy of: Harold E. Tartell

Built in 1944, by Decatur Iron and Steel of Decatur, Alabama (hull #DPC 62) as the DPC 63 for the United States Army.

Later in the 1940's the tug was acquired by Turecamo Maritime, where she was renamed as the Vincent C. Turecamo .

She was eventually sold, where she was renamed as the Ponce DeLeon .

Her current and or final disposition, is unknown.


  • Vessel Name: VINCENT C. TURECAMO (1944)
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: DPC63
  • Ship Builder: DECATUR IRON & STEEL
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Length: 86
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    DPC 63, Vincent C. Turecamo
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Army, Turecamo Maritime