(T. Smith and Son, Harbor & Tidelands Towing, Crescent Towing Company, Cooper Stevedoring Company, Cooper/T. Smith, Incorporated, a Cooper Group Company)
Founded in 1942, by the Smith Family of New Orleans, Louisiana. The company established itself as a provider of towing services on the Mississippi River.
In 1979, the company grew to establish operations in Mobile, Alabama.
In 1983, the Crescent Towing and Salvage Company’s parent group the T. Smith and Son Corporation merged with the Cooper Stevedoring Company to form Cooper/T. Smith Incorporated of New Orleans.
In 1985, the company established operations in Savannah, Georgia. The Crescent Towing and Salvage Company Incorporated provides services in the ports of New Orleans, Louisiana; Mobile, Alabama, and Savannah, Georgia.