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NOLTY THERIOT II
Pictured as: the Crosby Trojan (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1982, by Bollinger Machine Shop of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #163) as the Nolty Theriot II for Nolty J. Theriot Offshore of Golden Meadow, Louisiana.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by Louisiana Tugs Incorporated of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the La Espirit.

In 2010, she was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Crosby Trojan.

Repowered in 1998, she is powered by two, Caterpillar 3606 DITA diesel engines. With a 5:1 reduction. Turning two, cast steel, fixed pitch, propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. For a rated 4,800 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Delco 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 96,349 gallons of fuel oil, and 10,624 gallons of potable water.

The tug's towing gear consists of an INTERcon, DD 225, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire.


  • Vessel Name: NOLTY THERIOT II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 653737
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8213017
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB8798
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 163
  • Ship Builder: BOLLINGER MACHINE SHOP
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 113.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 14.1
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 175
  • Net Tonnage: 119
  • Owner:
    CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC
    17771 HWY 3235 (GALLIANO LA)
    PO BOX 279
    GOLDEN MEADOW
    LA, UNITED STATES 70357
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    NOLTY THERIOT II, LA ESPRIT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Nolty J. Theriot Inc., LOUISIANA TUGS L.L.C., CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC