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STEPHEN SCOTT
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1967, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #174) as the Gulf Duke for Gulf Mississippi Marine Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 1978, Gulf Mississippi Marine Incorporated became Gulf Fleet Marine Incorporated. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1979, the tug was acquired by the Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 1979, the Reinauer Transportation Companies renamed the tug as the Stephen Scott.

Originally powered by two, Caterpillar D398TA diesel engines. In 1995, the tug was re powered with two, Caterpillar 3516 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears. Turning two, 88(in) by 72(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,400 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 40kW, John Deere generator sets. The tug's capacities are 38,000 gallons of fuel, 1,210 gallons of lube oil, and 1,400 gallons of fresh water.

The towing equipment consists of a single drum, Almon Johnson towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000 (ft) of 2(in) towing wire.
(Captain Eric Takakjian)


  • Vessel Name: STEPHEN SCOTT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 507413
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7003817
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCW8842
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 174
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS, INC.
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 91.5
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY
  • Hull Depth: 9.7
  • Hull Breadth: 26.8
  • Gross Tonnage: 188
  • Net Tonnage: 127
  • Owner:
    REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC
    1983 RICHMOND TERRACE
    STATEN ISLAND, NY 10302
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Gulf Duke, STEPHEN SCOTT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Gulf Mississippi Marine Inc., Gulf Fleet Marine Inc., REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC