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MITTIE LOUISE
Pictured as: the Taylor Marie (Eckstein Marine) Photo by: Gabriel Bedo

Built in 1974, by F. B. Walker and Sons of Pascagoula, Mississippi (hull #193) as the Mittie Louise for Point Landing Incorporated of Harahan, Louisiana.

In 1976, she was acquired by Koch-Ellis Marine Contractors Incorporated of Westwego, Louisiana, Where the tug retained her name.

In 1991, the tug was acquired by Eckstein Marine Service of Jefferson, Louisiana. A division of the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Taylor Marie.

In 2007, she was transferred to the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Re powered in 2001, the tug is powered by two, Caterpillar 3412D diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,440 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: MITTIE LOUISE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0561892
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 08635930
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2822
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 193
  • Ship Builder: F. B. Walker & Sons
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Length: 66
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 161
  • Net Tonnage: 109
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Mittie Louise
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Point Landing Inc., ECKSTEIN MARINE SERVICE LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF-INLAND LLC