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RAY ME

Built in 1979, by the Harbor Marine Corporation of Warren, Rhode Island as the Sheltow 1 for John Shelton of Tiverton, Rhode Island.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by Borden Light Marine Contracting of Fall River, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Ray Me.

Powered by two, Detriot Diesel 6-71 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 509 reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.5:1. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 300 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by one 30kW Lister generator set. The tug's capacities are 1,600 gallons of fuel, and 30 gallons of lube oil


  • Vessel Name: RAY ME
  • USCG Doc. No.: 612555
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDH7935
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: HARBOR MARINE CORPORATION
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 43
  • Hailing Port: BRISTOL, RI.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 15
  • Gross Tonnage: 41
  • Net Tonnage: 28
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SHELTOW 1, RAY ME, RAY-ME
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Shelotw 1 Inc.