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JOAN TURECAMO
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Built in 1980, by Matton Shipyard of Cohes, New York (hull #344) as the Joan Turecamo for Turecamo Maritime of New York, New York.

In 1998, Turecamo Maritime was acquired by the Moran Towing Corporation where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two GM Electro-Motive Division 16-645-E6 diesel engines, with Falk 2435 reverse/reduction gears, turning two Coolidge three bladed stainless steel propellers. She is a twin screw tug rated at 4,300 horsepower.

She has a fuel capacity of 57,300 gallons. The tug's towing gear consists of an Almon Johnson 229 towing winch, and a New England Trawler X1524 electro hydraulic capstan.
(Captain Eric Takakjian)


  • Vessel Name: JOAN TURECAMO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 630426
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7902025
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC7564
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 344
  • Ship Builder: MATTON SHIPYARD COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 106.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 13
  • Hull Breadth: 32.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 192
  • Net Tonnage: 130
  • Owner:
    MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    50 LOCUST AVENUE
    NEW CANAAN, CT 06840-4737
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Turecamo Maritime