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E.F. MORAN JR. (1920)

Built in 1920, by the Gibbs Gas Engine Company of Jacksonville, Florida (hull #32) as the Cockatoo for the United States Shipping Board.

The tug was later acquired by the Goodwin Gallagher Sand and Gravel Corporation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Fortune Pope.

In 1935, she was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as E. F. Moran Jr.

In 1953, the tug scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,935 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: E.F. MORAN JR. (1920)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 220104
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: WOOD
  • Hull Number: 32
  • Ship Builder: GIBBS GAS ENGINE COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Length: 88.0
  • Hull Depth: 13.3
  • Hull Breadth: 25.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 387
  • Net Tonnage: 101
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Cockatoo, Fortune Pope, E.F. Moran Jr.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    U.S. Shipping Board, Goodwin-Gallagher Sand and Gravel Corp., Moran Towing Co.