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MARTHA THERIOT (1966)
Photo by: Gary Markham

Built in 1966, by Houma Welders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #21) as the Martha Theriot for Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Incorporated.

The tug was later acquired by Singh Contractors Limited of Trinidad and Tobago. Where the tug was renamed as the Martha.

In 2004, Singh Contractors Limited renamed the tug as the Achilles.


  • Vessel Name: MARTHA THERIOT (1966)
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7337270
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 21
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA WELDERS INC.
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Length: 99
  • Hailing Port: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Gross Tonnage: 196
  • Owner:
    SINGH CONTRACTORS LTD
    4-6 Richardson Street
    Point Fortin, Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Martha Theriot, Martha
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Nolty J. Theriot Offshore Inc., SINGH CONTRACTORS LTD