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STELLA II

Built in 1947, by Levingston Shipbuilding of Orange, Texas (hull #412) as the Stella II for D.M. Picton and Company of Port Arthur, Texas.

In 1963, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 1997, she was "laid up."

In 1998, the tug went out of documentation. And, was scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: STELLA II
  • USCG Doc. No.: 251941
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5340156
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WB7269
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 412
  • Ship Builder: Levingston Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Length: 88.8
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 9.2
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 132
  • Net Tonnage: 63
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Stella II
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    D.M. Picton and Co., Moran Towing Co.