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LYNNE MORAN
Photo by: Moran Towing Corporation

Built in 2005, by Washburn and Doughty Associates of East Boothbay, Maine (hull #83) as the Lynne Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut.

She was the tenth tractor tug built for the Moran Towing Corporation by Washburn and Doughty. And, the eighteenth tractor tug placed in service to the Moran Towing Company.

Powered by two, twelve cylinder, EMD L12-645-F7B diesel engines. With two, Rolls Royce "z drives" for a rated 5,100 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two 99kW John Deere ARCB 368 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 29,587 gallons of fuel, 2,166 gallons of lube oil, 14,080 gallons of ballast, and 2,324 gallons of fresh water.

Her deck machinery consists of a Markey, hawser winch. With full render/recovery capability. The tug's firefighting capabilities, are driven by a pair of Caterpillar diesel engines. Operating together, the system produces 10,000 Gallons Per Minute.

In 2011, the tug was chartered to a joint venture between the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas, the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. The Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas, and the Superman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.


  • Vessel Name: LYNNE MORAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1168847
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9349930
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC6267
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 83
  • Ship Builder: WASHBURN & DOUGHTY ASSOCIATES INC.
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Length: 87.4
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 13.8
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 184
  • Net Tonnage: 125
  • Owner:
    MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    50 LOCUST AVE
    NEW CANAAN, CT 06840-4737
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    KEY EQUIPMENT FINANCE INC, KEY EQUIPMENT FINANCE INC