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LADY EDWINA
Pictured as: the Helene Maria (United Tugs) Photo by: Martin Klingsick

Built in 1989, by Allied Shipyard Incorporated of Larose, Louisiana (hull #161) as the Helene R. for United Tugs Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana.

In 2006, United Tugs Incorporated renamed the tug as the Helene Maria.

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

Repowered in 2002, she is powered by two Caterpillar 3412 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: LADY EDWINA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 951999
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WAG6868
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 161
  • Ship Builder: Allied Shipyard Inc.
  • Year Built: 1989
  • Length: 66
  • Hailing Port: LAROSE, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 96
  • Net Tonnage: 77
  • Owner:
    LA CARRIERS LLC
    725 INDUSTRIAL PARK ROAD
    PO BOX 1626
    LAROSE
    LA, UNITED STATES 70373
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    HELENE R, HELENE MARIA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    UNITED TUGS INC