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MAURANIA III
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 2004, by the Providence Steamboat Company of Fall River, Massachusetts (hull #9204) as the Maurania III for the Providence Steamboat Company of Providence, Rhode Island.

In 2006, the Providence Steamboat Company was acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two EMD 16-645 E2 diesel engines, with Falk reduction gears at a ratio of 3.958:1. Turning two 114(in) by 81(in), fixed pitch, stainless steel propellers. For a rated 4,000 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 67,500 gallons of fuel, 10,000 gallons of lube oil, and 6,900 gallons of potable water.

She is outfitted with a Teel Fire Pump, rated at 500 Gallons Per Minute. Feeding two fire stations.


  • Vessel Name: MAURANIA III
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1162107
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9069516
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD8489
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 9204
  • Ship Builder: PROVIDENCE STEAMBOAT COMPANY
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Length: 101.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 17
  • Hull Breadth: 33.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 173
  • Net Tonnage: 117
  • Owner:
    MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC
    17 BATTERY PLACE
    NEW YORK, NY 10004
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PROVIDENCE STEAMBOAT ENTERPRISES LLC, MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC, GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, BB&T EQUIPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION