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BARON
Photo by: David Wright

Built in 1962, by the Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding Company of Somerset, Massachusetts (hull #69) as the Reggie B. for the Monahan Towing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In 1962, the tug was acquired by the Hays Tug and Launch Company of Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Where she was renamed the tug as the Baron.

In 2017, the tug was scrapped. She was single screw, rated at 440 horsepower.
(Captain Larry Strohm)


  • Vessel Name: BARON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 288368
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYJ6290
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 69
  • Ship Builder: GLADDING HEARN SHIPBLDG
  • Year Built: 1962
  • Length: 47.1
  • Hull Depth: 6.9
  • Hull Breadth: 15.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 26
  • Net Tonnage: 17
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    REGGIE B, BARON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Monahan Towing Co., RABBIT RUN TOWING COMPANY