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MIRIAM WALMSLEY COOPER
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1958, by the John H. Mathis Company of Camden, New Jersey (hull #212) as the Harry M. Archer M.D. for the New York City Fire Department Marine Division of New York, New York.

In 1995, the vessel was acquired by the Crescent Towing and Salvage Company Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she was converted for use as a towing vessel. And, renamed as the Miriam Walmsley Cooper.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 4,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: MIRIAM WALMSLEY COOPER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 276928
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WAN2671
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 212
  • Ship Builder: JOHN H MATHIS CO
  • Year Built: 1958
  • Length: 97.3
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 11.1
  • Hull Breadth: 25.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 213
  • Net Tonnage: 97
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    HARRY M. ARCHER M.D.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    New York City Fire Department Marine Division, CRESCENT TOWING & SALVAGE CO INC