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MARGOT MORAN (1958)
Pictured as: the Margot (New York Marine Hghwy) Photo by: Michael Gesslin

Built in 1958, by Jakobson Shipyard of Oyster Bay, New York (hull #377) as the Hustler II for the Oil Transfer Corporation of New York, New York.

The tug was then acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Margot Moran.

The tug was then sold and renamed as the Jolene Rose.

She was then acquired by the Kosnac Floating Derrick Corporation of Staten Island, New York. Where she was renamed as the Margot.

The tug was then acquired by New York State Marine Highway Transportation where she retained her name.

She is powered by a single Fairbanks Morse 38D8-1/8 main engine with a Falk reduction gear at a ratio of 2.516:1 for a rated at 1,280 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by one 25kW; 1 - 30kW Westinghouse generator and one 3kW Dayton generator.


  • Vessel Name: MARGOT MORAN (1958)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 276023
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5222043
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3949
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 377
  • Ship Builder: JAKOBSON SHIPYARD, INC.
  • Year Built: 1958
  • Length: 84.8
  • Hailing Port: TROY, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 9.6
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 141
  • Net Tonnage: 96
  • Owner:
    NEW YORK STATE MARINE HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION LLC
    427 RIVER ST
    PO BOX 1216
    TROY, NY 12180
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Hustler II, Jolene Rose, Margot Moran
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Oil Transfer Corp, Moran Towing CORP, KOSNAC FLOATING DERRICK CORP