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WEDDELL SEA
Pictured as: the Weddell Sea (Kirby) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2007, by Sea Boats Incorporated of Fall River, Massachusetts (hull #7) as the Scott C. for Sea Boats Incorporated of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Launched in October of 2006, she is a twin screw tug powered by two Caterpillar 3516 B diesel engines for a rated 4,500 horsepower.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by Kirby Inland Transportation of Channelview, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Weddell Sea.


  • Vessel Name: WEDDELL SEA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1197377
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8741820
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
  • Call Sign: WDG2226
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 7
  • Ship Builder: SEABOATS INC
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 104.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 19.5
  • Hull Breadth: 37.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 190
  • Net Tonnage: 129
  • Owner:
    K-SEA OPERATING LLC
    1 TOWER CENTER BLVD. 17TH FL
    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ 08816
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Scott C.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    TUGS UNLIMITED INC