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AUDREY PEARSON

Built in 1967, by Port Allen Marine Service Incorporated of Port Allen, Louisiana (hull #131) as the Audrey Pearson for for the Electro-Coal Transfer Corporation of Davant, Louisiana

In 2002, the Electro-Coal Transfer Corporation became the TECO Barge Line Incorporated Metropolis, Illinois. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2012, she was acquired by the Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tennessee. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2012, the tug was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

Re powered in 1984, she is powered by two, Caterpillar 3408 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: AUDREY PEARSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 05068030
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDE2550
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 131
  • Ship Builder: Port Allen Marine Service Inc.
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Length: 61
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 25
  • Gross Tonnage: 89
  • Net Tonnage: 60
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    TECO BARGE LINE INC, U.S. UNITED BARGE LINE LLC, US UNITED BULK TERMINAL LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF INLAND LLC