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EDWARD J. MORAN
Photo by: Captain Peter

Built in 2006, by Washburn and Doughty Associates of East Boothbay, Maine (hull #86) as the Edward J. Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut.

Designed "in house" by Washburn and Doughty. The tug is based upon the yard's previous 92(ft) by 32(ft) designs. The increased length and beam of the design allowed for increased horsepower. While maintaining the maneuvering characteristics and handling capabilities.

She was the eleventh tractor tug built for the Moran Towing Corporation by Washburn and Doughty. And, the nineteenth tractor tug placed in service for the Moran Towing Corporation.

Powered by two, twelve cylinder, EMD L12-710-G7B diesel engines. With Schottel "z-drives." For a rated 6,500 horsepower.

The tug's electrical service is provided by two 99kW 363PSL1607 generator sets.


  • Vessel Name: EDWARD J. MORAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1181190
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9365336
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB8932
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 86
  • Ship Builder: WASHBURN & DOUGHTY ASSOCIATES INC.
  • Year Built: 2006
  • Length: 93.4
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 16
  • Hull Breadth: 37
  • Gross Tonnage: 263
  • Net Tonnage: 179
  • Owner:
    PNC EQUIPMENT FINANCE LLC
    995 DALTON AVENUE
    CINCINNATI, OH 45203
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PNC EQUIPMENT FINANCE LLC