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MISS LILLIE
Pictured as: the Miss Lillie (Louisiana Marine Operators) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1981, by the Dravo SteelShip Corporation of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (hull #210) as the Tunica for Warrior and Gulf Navigation Incorporated of Chickasaw, Alabama.

In 2014, the tug was acquired by Louisiana Marine Operators Incorporated of Broussard, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Lillie.

Powered by two, twelve cylinder, Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 5600 reduction gears, at a ratio of, 6.04:1. Turning two, 80(in) by 69(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch, five bladed propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 60kW, Caterpillar Model 3304B generator sets. The tug's capacities are 18,000 gallons of fuel, and 4,000 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of two, Patterson, 40 ton face winches.


  • Vessel Name: MISS LILLIE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 6460100
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDH5807
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 210
  • Ship Builder: Dravo SteelShip Corp.
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Length: 79
  • Hailing Port: INTRACOASTAL CITY, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 227
  • Net Tonnage: 154
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    TUNICA, MISS LILLIE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Warrior & Gulf Navigation LLC., Louisiana Marine Operators LLC.