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CAPE HENRY (1965)
Pictured as: the Helen B. Moran (Moran Towing) Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 1965, by Diamond Manufacturing of Savannah, Georgia (hull #247) as the Marion Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York.

In 1968, the tug was transferred to the Moran Towing Corporation affiliate the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where she was renamed as the Cape Henry.

In 1976, she was transferred to the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Helen B. Moran.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,200 horsepower


  • Vessel Name: CAPE HENRY (1965)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 2993190
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 65208560
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WNJF
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 247
  • Ship Builder: DIAMOND MANUFACTURING, COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 101
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 13
  • Hull Breadth: 28.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 296
  • Net Tonnage: 201
  • Owner:
    MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    50 LOCUST AVENUE
    NEW CANAAN, CT 06840-4737
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Marion Moran, Cape Henry
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Corp., Curtis Bay Towing Co., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION