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MARILIN R.
Photo by: Piotrowski Remigiusz

Built in 1980, Hunt's Steelship Incorporated of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (hull #168-75-80-(6168) as the Sioux for Apex Oil Company of St. Louis, Missouri.

In 2003, the tug was acquired by American Tugs Incorporated of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Where the tug was renamed as the Marilin R.

In 2004, she was rebuilt and reconfigured with two, EMD 16-645 diesel engines. With Schottel z drives. She is a twin screw tractor tug, rated at 3,600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: MARILIN R.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 629840
  • Vessel Service: Towing Vessel
  • IMO Number: 8654352
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDH7137
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 168-75-80-(6168)
  • Ship Builder: HUNT’S STEELSHIP
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 73
  • Hailing Port: SAN JUAN, PR.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 113
  • Net Tonnage: 77
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SIOUX, MARILIN R.
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Apex Oil Co.