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DORIS MORAN (1943)
Pictured as: the Harbor Star (Boston Fuel) Photo by: Barbara Carton

Built in 1943, by Jakobson Shipyard of Oyster Bay, New York (hull #302) as the Oiltransco for the Oil Transfer Corporation of New York, New York.

In 1962, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Doris Moran.

In 1966, she was acquired by Boston Fuel Transportation of Boston, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Harbor Star.

The tug was later acquired by the Disch Construction Company of Summit, New Jersey. Where she retained her name.

In 2008, the tug was reported as for sale with no engine. Her current, and, or final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated 1,025 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DORIS MORAN (1943)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0244076
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 302
  • Ship Builder: JAKOBSON SHIPYARD, INC.
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 87.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 10.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 175
  • Net Tonnage: 119
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Oiltransco, Doris Moran, Harbor Star
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Oil Transfer Corp., Moran Towing Co., Boston Fuel Transportation, DISCH CONSTRUCTION