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ELIZABETH W. MORAN

Built in 1937, by Bethlehem Steel of Beaumont, Texas (hull #118) as the Elizabeth W. Moran for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York.

In 1949, the tug was acquired by Egyptian Interests. Where the tug was renamed as the Barx. There is no current documentation on the vessel. Her current and, or, final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,350 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ELIZABETH W. MORAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 236839
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 118
  • Ship Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1937
  • Length: 89.9
  • Hull Depth: 12.1
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 170
  • Net Tonnage: 76
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Elizabeth W. Moran, Barx
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Co.