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HARVEY INTRUDER
Pictured as: the Signet Intruder (Signet Maritime) Photo by: Ricardo Rivera

Built in 2001, by Houma Marine Fabricators Incorporated of DeHoop, Louisiana (hull #121) as the Harvey Intruder for Harvey Gulf International Marine of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Designed by John W. Gilbert and Associates of Hingham, Massachusetts for Harvey Gulf International Marine of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 2014, Harvey Gulf's Marine's tug division was acquired by the Signet Maritime Corporation of Houston, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Signet Intruder.

Powered by two, EMD 16-645 E7 B turbo charged diesel engines. With Lufkin RS3040 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5:1. Turning two, Bird Johnson, 113(in) by 113(in), stainless steel propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 13,500 horsepower. The tug is also outfitted with a 500 horsepower, Marprop bow thruster.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW generator sets. The towing gear consists of a Markey, double drum, towing winch. Outfitted with 3,000(ft) of 2.75(in) towing wire on the primary drum, and 2,000(ft) of 2.5(in) wire on the auxiliary drum, with a 200 ton "shark jaw." The winch is driven by a dedicated GM 6-71 engine.


  • Vessel Name: HARVEY INTRUDER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1106764
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9253569
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA5424
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 121
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA MARINE FABRICATORS
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Length: 120
  • Hailing Port: PORT FOURCHON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 18.9
  • Hull Breadth: 36
  • Gross Tonnage: 198
  • Net Tonnage: 134
  • Owner:
    SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION
    1330 POST OAK BLVD STE 2150
    HOUSTON, TX 77056
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    HARVEY INTRUDER, HARVEY INTRUDER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    HARVEY INTRUDER LLC, HARVEY INTRUDER LLC