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FELLS POINT
Pictured as: the Fells Point (Curtis Bay Towing) Photo by: Dave Boone

Built in 1956, by the Equitable Equipment Company Incorporated of Madisonville, Louisiana (hull #933) as the Fells Point for the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1958, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. However, the Curtis Bay Towing Company operated as an affiliate of the Moran Towing Company. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1988, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was absorbed into the Moran Towing Corporation. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2005, the tug went out of documentation. And in 2008, the tug was scuttled. She was a single screw tug, rated at 2,100 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: FELLS POINT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 272889
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5113498
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WH5814
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 933
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 99.5
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 14
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 264
  • Net Tonnage: 180
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    FELLS POINT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Curtis Bay Towing Co., Moran Towing Co., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION