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LAURA RODGERS
Photo by: Kyle Stubbs

Built in 2007 by Newsouth Marine Construction at Greenville, Mississippi (hull #105) as the Laura Rodgers for J Russell Flowers Inc of Greenville, Mississippi.

The tug was leased to AEP River Operations LLC of Chesterfield, Missouri. Where she retained her name.

In 2015, she was acquired by American Commercial Barge Line of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two CAT 3516B diesel engines, with Reintjes reverse reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.955:1. Turning two propellers For a rated 3,300 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: LAURA RODGERS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1202864
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDI4810
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 105
  • Ship Builder: NEWSOUTH MARINE CONSTRUCTION INC
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 116
  • Hailing Port: MEMPHIS, TN
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 527
  • Net Tonnage: 158
  • Owner:
    ACBL Vessels LLC
    P.O. Box 610
    1701 E. Market Street
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    J Russell Flowers Inc, AEP River Operations LLC