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CHRISTINE MORAN (1953)

Built in 1953, by Gulfport Shipbuilding of Port Arthur, Texas (hull #418) for the General Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan.

In 1954, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Christine Moran

In 1983, the tug was acquired by the Berg Boat Company where she was renamed as the Christina

In 1989, she was acquired by the Atlantic Dry Dock Corporation of Jacksonville, Florida. Where the tug retained her name.

The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current and or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CHRISTINE MORAN (1953)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 268160
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 418
  • Ship Builder: GULFPORT SHIPBUILDING COR
  • Year Built: 1953
  • Length: 96.3
  • Hull Depth: 10.8
  • Hull Breadth: 25.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 77
  • Net Tonnage: 192
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Christine Moran, Christina, Christina
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    General Motors Corp., Moran Towing Co., Berg Boat Co., ATLANTIC DRY DOCK CORP