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LORIE A. GAMBARELLA
Pictured as: the Delta Clipper (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Crosby Marine

Built in 1983, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #371) as the Lorie A. Gambarella for G and B Marine Incorporated of Beaumont, Texas.

In 2000, the tug was acquired by R and B Falcon Marine Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Horizon Eagle.

In 2001, she was acquired by the Delta Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Delta Clipper.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, GM 12V149 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG540 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.18:1. Turning two, 69(in) by 64(in) by 7(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated 3,000 horsepower.

The tug's electrical service is provided by two, 40kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM 4-71 diesel engines. Her capacities are 30,858 gallons of fuel, 9,200 gallons of potable water, and 767 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: LORIE A. GAMBARELLA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 657325
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDA5710
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 371
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1983
  • Length: 71.3
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 58
  • Net Tonnage: 85
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LORIE A. GAMBARELLA, HORIZON EAGLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    G and B Marine Inc., DELTA TOWING LLC, DELTA TOWING LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC