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EARL BROWN

Built in 1965, by Houma Welders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #3) as the Earl Brown for the Wayne Businelle Towing Company of Franklin, Louisiana.

In 1995, the tug was acquired by the Halliburton Company of Houston, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2001, she was acquired by the Wayne Businelle Towing Company of Franklin, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2017, she was acquired by Dames Point Workboats of Jacksonville, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the Dames Pointer V.


  • Vessel Name: EARL BROWN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 298233
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDD7283
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 3
  • Ship Builder: Houma Welders Inc.
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 42
  • Hailing Port: JACKSONVILLE, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 6
  • Hull Breadth: 18
  • Gross Tonnage: 43
  • Net Tonnage: 29
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    EARL BROWN
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Wayne Businelle Towing LLC, HALLIBURTON CO., Wayne Businelle Towing Co.