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Built in 1968, by Breaux's Bay Craft Company Incorporated of Loreauville, Louisiana (hull #1051) as the Special for L.L. and B. Towing Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

The tug was later acquired by Wallo Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

In 1975, she was acquired by the Tug Leasing Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware. Where the was renamed as the Miss Elizabeth.

She was then acquired by S.C. Loveland Enterprises Incorporated of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed as the Miss Holly

The tug was later acquired by the DonJon Marine Company Incorporated of Hillside, New Jersey. Where she was renamed as the Paul Andrew.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA 19-M3 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG 516 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, 19(ft) 304, stainless steel, 5.5 diameter, 62(in) by 46(in), fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug rated at 1,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 30kW generator sets. Driven by two, DD 3-71 diesel engines The tug's capacities are 17,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 6,000 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of two, Pullmaster M25, push winches mounted on her bow. Outfitted with 1 1/8(in) wire.
(Dan Owen)

  • Vessel Name: PAUL ANDREW
  • USCG Doc. No.: 517791
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCP2545
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1051
  • Ship Builder: BREAUX'S BAY CRAFT INC
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 63.6
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 8.1
  • Hull Breadth: 23
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Special, Miss Elizabeth, MISS HOLLY
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    L.L. and B. Towing Inc., Wallo Marine Inc., Tug Leasing Corp., S.C. Loveland Co., DONJON MARINE COMPANY INC