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REBECCA THERIOT
Pictured as: the Miss Isabella (Bisso Towboat) Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 1966, by Houma Fabricators of Houma, Louisiana (hull #22) as the Rebecca Theriot for Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Incorporated of Golden Meadow, Louisiana.

In 1977, the tug sank in the Gulf of Mexico after collision with barge. She was later salvaged, and the wreck was acquired by the Bisso Towboat Company Incorporated of Luling, Louisiana.

In 1985, the tug reentered service with the Bisso Towboat Company. Where she was renamed as the Cecilia B. Slatten.

In 1999, the Bisso Towboat Company Incorporated renamed the tug as the Miss Isabella.

In 2016, she was acquired by Trinity Offshore Supply of Trinidad and Tobago. Where she was renamed as the Norabel. She was twin screw tug, fitted with kort nozzles. For a rated 3,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: REBECCA THERIOT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 504991
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8993590
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC3395
  • Hull Material: WDC3395
  • Hull Number: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA FABRICATORS
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 93.7
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 196
  • Net Tonnage: 133
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Rebecca Theriot, CECILIA B. SLATTEN, MISS ISABELLA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Inc., WILLIAM A SLATTEN, SLATTEN LLC, SLATTEN LLC