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PHYLLIS MORAN
Pictured as: the Jack Holland (Norfolk Tug Company) Photo by: Marc Piche

Built in 1984, by Eastern Marine Incorporated of Panama City, Florida (hull #80) as the Papoose for the Florida Barge Lines Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 2002, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where she was renamed as the Phyllis Moran.

In 2010, she was acquired by the Norfolk Tug Company of Norfolk, Virginia. Where she was renamed as the Jack Holland.

Powered by two, Cummins, KTA-38M diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG540 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.18:1. Turning two, 72(in) by 58.5(in), Nibral, five bladed, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw pushboat, rated at 1,700 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, John Deere, 4045TFM75 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 18,656 gallons of fuel, 385 gallons of lube oil, and 3,500 gallons of water.


  • Vessel Name: PHYLLIS MORAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 669003
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8990952
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA8796
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 80
  • Ship Builder: EASTERN MARINE, INC.
  • Year Built: 1984
  • Length: 66.5
  • Hailing Port: CHESAPEAKE, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 8.7
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 141
  • Net Tonnage: 96
  • Owner:
    GILMERTON TUGS LLC
    151 S MAIN STREET
    NORFOLK, VA 23523
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    PAPOOSE, PHYLLIS MORAN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Florida Barge Lines Inc., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION, MORAN TOWING CORPORATION, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC, GILMERTON TUGS LLC