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DELTA FANTASY
Pictured as: the Pinuccia (Boston Marine Transportation) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1991, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #389) as the Antonio T. Gambarella for G and B Marine Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana.

In 1998, the tug was acquired by Double Eagle Marine Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Apache Eagle.

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

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

In 2015, she was acquired by Boston Marine Transport Incorporated of East Boston, Massachusetts. Where the tug was renamed as the Pinuccia. The name Pinuccia means, "Little Josephine," named for the owner of Boston Marine Transportation's mother.

Powered by two, Detroit Diesel 16 V 149 T.I.B diesel engines. With Haley HRV 216 reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. Turning two, 80(in), by 84(in), fixed pitch, propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. For a rated 4,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 50kW/110/220/440amp Kato generator sets. Driven by two, GM 4-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 15,000 gallons of potable water, 60,000 gallons of fuel, and 1,222 gallons of lube oil.

The towing gear consists of an INTERcon, water fall, DW-150 towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 1.75(in) cable on one drum. And, 100(ft) of 1(in) towing cable, on the second drum.
(Captain Brian Fournier)


  • Vessel Name: DELTA FANTASY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 9787370
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 88527220
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF8698
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 389
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS INC
  • Year Built: 1991
  • Length: 92.1
  • Hailing Port: BOSTON, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 117
  • Net Tonnage: 79
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ANTONIO T. GAMBARELLA, APACHE EAGLE, DELTA FANTASY
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    G. & B. Marine, Double Eagle Marine Inc., DELTA TOWING LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, BOSTON MARINE TRANSPORT INC