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CAROLYN
Photo by: ShipJohn

Built in 1939, by Harlan and Hollingsworth of Wilmington, Delaware as the Carolyn for the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1958, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. However, the Curtis Bay Towing Company operated as an affiliate of the Moran Towing Company. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1988, the Curtis Bay Towing Company was absorbed into the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1997, the tug was scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: CAROLYN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 235654
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Harlan & Hollingsworth
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Length: 88.7
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 13.4
  • Hull Breadth: 24.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 204
  • Net Tonnage: 129
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Carolyn
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Curtis Bay Towing Co., Moran Towing Co., LEWES CURTIS BAY CO