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MARGOT MORAN (1942)

Built in 1942, by Levingston Shipbuilding of Orange, Texas (hull# 211) as the YT-241 (Sacagawea) for the United States Navy.

In 1942, although the tug was slated to enter service for the United States Navy. The order was canceled.

In 1942, the tug was transferred to United States Marine Corps. Where she was designated as the YTB-251 (Sacagawea).

In 1942, the tug was acquired by the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Margot Moran.

In 1963, the tug was transferred to the Moran Towing Company subsidiary, the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where she was renamed as the Eagle Point.

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

In 1988, the tug was acquired by the Resolve Marine Group of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Where she was renamed as the Resolve Eagle.

The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current, and or, final disposition is unknown. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.
(NavSource Online)


  • Vessel Name: MARGOT MORAN (1942)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 241242
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 211
  • Ship Builder: LEVINGSTON SHIPBUILDING
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Length: 105
  • Hull Depth: 11.4
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 211
  • Net Tonnage: 69
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YT-241 (Sacagawea), YTB-251 (Sacagawea) Margot Moran, Eagle Point, Resolve Eagle
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, United States Marine Corps., Moran Towing Co. Curtis Bay Towing Co., Resolve Marine Group