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IRENE Z.

Built in 1979, by Hebert Iron Works of LaRose, Louisiana (hull #1) as the Royal Gull for Herbert Iron Works of LaRose, Louisiana.

The tug was later sold, where she was renamed as the Channel Runner. Then, as the Lady Nicolette, and then as the Lady Eagle.

She was eventually acquired by Delta Towing of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Delta Tarpon.

In 2009, the tug was acquired by AquaTerra Contracting, Incorporated of Dallas, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Irene Z.


  • Vessel Name: IRENE Z.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 604393
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYB7446
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1
  • Ship Builder: HEBERT IRON WORKS, INC.
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 45.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7
  • Hull Breadth: 18.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 50
  • Net Tonnage: 34
  • Owner:
    CAYO LLC
    11498 LUNA ROAD SUITE 106
    DALLAS, TX 75234
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ROYAL GULL, CHANNEL RUNNER, LADY NICOLETTE, LADY EAGLE, DELTA TARPON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Herbert Iron Works, DELTA TOWING LLC, CAYO LP, CAYO LP