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SCOTT A. SETTOON (2012)

Built in 2012, by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group Incorporated of Panama City, Florida (hull #466) as the Scott A. Settoon for Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Savage Opportunity.

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Gene McGlothlin.

In 2021, the tug was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Houston, Texas.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Cummins KTA38-M2 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: SCOTT A. SETTOON (2012)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1244103
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDG6313
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 466
  • Ship Builder: EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP INC
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Length: 76
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9.6
  • Hull Breadth: 35
  • Gross Tonnage: 171
  • Net Tonnage: 136
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SCOTT A SETTOON, SAVAGE OPPORTUNITY, GENE McGLOTHLIN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SETTOON TOWING LLC, Savage Marine Services Inc., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP.