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BROWN SEA

Built in 1981, by Marine Mart Incorporated of Port Isabel, Texas (hull #217).

The tug was later acquired by Brown Water Marine Services Incorporated of Ingleside, Texas. Where she was renamed as the Brown Sea.

In 2020, she was "laid up" at Brown Water Marine's yard in Ingleside, Texas. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BROWN SEA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 641484
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC3409
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 217
  • Ship Builder: Marine Mart Inc.
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 42
  • Hailing Port: ROCKPORT, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 6
  • Hull Breadth: 16
  • Gross Tonnage: 37
  • Net Tonnage: 25