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KINGS POINT
Photo by: Marc Piche

Built in 1956, by Equitable Equipment of Madisonville, Louisiana (hull #931) as the Kings Point for the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1958, the company became an affiliate of the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, New York. 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 2004, she went out of documentation, and was scrapped. She was a single screw tug, rated at 2,400 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: KINGS POINT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 272861
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5187750
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WH5813
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 931
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT CO
  • Year Built: 1956
  • Length: 99.5
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 14
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 264
  • Net Tonnage: 180
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    KINGS POINT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Curtis Bay Towing Co., MORAN TOWING CORPORATION