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DUSTY
Pictured as: the Emile T. (United Tugs Incorporated) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1982, by Terrebonne Shipbuilders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #105) as the Ross Guidry for the Guidry Brothers Company of Galliano, Louisiana.

In 1985, the tug was acquired by United Tugs Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Emile T.

In 2019, United Tugs Incorporated was acquired by La Carriers Transportation Services Incorporated of Larose, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Dusty.

Powered by two, GM 16V-92 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: DUSTY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 644920
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8956750
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCY5115
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 105
  • Ship Builder: Terrebonne Shipbuilders Inc.
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 95
  • Net Tonnage: 64
  • Owner:
    UNITED TUGS INC
    183 UNITED TUG ROAD (BELLE CHASSE)
    PO BOX 342
    HARVEY
    LA, UNITED STATES 70059
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Ross Guidry, EMILE T.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Tug Nan Inc., UNITED TUGS INC