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BUCHANAN 10
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1967, by Equitable Equipment Incorporated of Madisonville, Louisiana as the Buchanan 10 for Buchanan Marine Limited Partnership Incorporated of New Haven, Connecticut.

In 2014, the tug was phased out of active service. And was "laid up" at Feeney's Shipyard in Kingston, New York.

She was a twin screw tug, rated at 1,700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BUCHANAN 10
  • USCG Doc. No.: 509787
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2494
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1483
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT CO
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 78.8
  • Hull Depth: 8.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 146
  • Net Tonnage: 99
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    A P FRANZ JR., BUCHANAN TRUST NUMBER 183 FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE LP