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BROWN WATER IV

Built in 1978, by RYSCO Shipyard Incorporated of Blountstown, Florida (hull #39) as the Trout.

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

In 2020, she was scrapped at Ingleside, Texas. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BROWN WATER IV
  • USCG Doc. No.: 596212
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC3503
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 39
  • Ship Builder: RYSCO Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Length: 48
  • Hailing Port: ROCKPORT, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 7
  • Hull Breadth: 19
  • Gross Tonnage: 49
  • Net Tonnage: 33
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    TROUT, Brown Water IV
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BROWN CANAL INC