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JOSEPH H. MORAN (1905)
Pictured as: the Marmor (Suburban Oil) Photo from the collection of Kyle Stubbs

Built in 1905, at Tottenville, New York as the Joseph H. Moran for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York.

In 1912, the tug was acquired by the Campbell and Steuart Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the James P. Steuart.

The tug was later acquired by the Suburban Oil Company of New York, New York. Where she was rebuilt with a 190 horsepower diesel engine and renamed as the Marmor.

The tug was scrapped in 1949.

She was a single screw, steam tugboat later repowered with a single 190 horsepower diesel engine.


  • Vessel Name: JOSEPH H. MORAN (1905)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 201833
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Year Built: 1905
  • Length: 57.0
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY
  • Hull Depth: 8.5
  • Hull Breadth: 20.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 59
  • Net Tonnage: 40
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Joseph H. Moran, James P. Steuart, Marmor
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Co., Campbell and Steuart Co., Marmor Marine Co, Tug Robert H Inc