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FORT BRAGG
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1998, by Washburn and Doughty Associates of East Boothbay, Maine (hull #64) as the Fort Bragg for the Cape Fear Towing Company of Wilmington, North Carolina.

In 2007, the Cape Fear Towing Company was acquired by the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name. She was the thirty-first tractor tug placed in service for the Moran Towing Corporation.

Powered by two Caterpillar 3616 B diesel engines. With Ulstein 1650H "z-drives." For a rated 4,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: FORT BRAGG
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1074922
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8943935
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE7065
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 64
  • Ship Builder: WASHBURN & DOUGHTY ASSOCIATES INC.
  • Year Built: 1998
  • Length: 85.4
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 13.9
  • Hull Breadth: 32.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 144
  • Owner:
    MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    50 LOCUST AVENUE
    NEW CANAAN, CT 06840-4737
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CAPE FEAR TOWING COMPANY INC, MORAN TOWING CORPORATION