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HAMPTON ROADS
Photo by: Marc Piche

Built in 1968, by Houma Shipbuilders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #24) as the Miss Laurie.

The tug was later sold. Where she was renamed as the Sugar C.

She was eventually acquired by Interstate Oil Transportation Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1992, the tug was sold. Where she was renamed as the Cathy G.

In 2001, she was acquired by Osprey Enterprises Incorporated of Portsmouth, Virginia. Where the tug was renamed as the Hampton Roads.

In 2011, the tug went out of documentation. Her current, and or final disposition is unknown. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: HAMPTON ROADS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 517598
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8851211
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WYP4810
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA SHIPBUILDERS INC.
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 65.5
  • Hull Depth: 10.5
  • Hull Breadth: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 148
  • Net Tonnage: 100
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Miss Laurie, Sugar C., CATHY G., HAMPTON ROADS
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Interstate Oil Transportation Co., OSPREY ENTERPRISES, INC., OSPREY ENTERPRISES, INC.