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FORT POINT
Pictured as: the Patrick J. Hunt (Hunt Marine) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1979, by Offshore Builders Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #70) as the Ray F. Hebert for Petchem Tugs Incorporated of Wilmington, North Carolina.

In 2003, the tug was acquired by Hunt Marine Incorporated of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Where she was renamed as the Patrick J. Hunt. And, was outfitted with an upper wheelhouse.

In 2015, she was acquired by Riverside and Pickering Tug Logistics of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Where the tug was renamed as the Fort Point.

In 2019, the tug was acquired by US Northeast Dredge and Marine Incorporated of Hampstead, New Hampshire. Where the tug retained her name.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,200 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: FORT POINT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 600990
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7941007
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDB4950
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 70
  • Ship Builder: OFFSHORE BUILDERS INC
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Length: 72.5
  • Hailing Port: PORTSMOUTH, NH.
  • Hull Depth: 10.4
  • Hull Breadth: 24.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 131
  • Net Tonnage: 89
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    RAY F. HEBERT, PATRICK J HUNT, PATRICK J HUNT, FORT POINT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PETCHEM INC, HUNT MARINE I LLC, HUNT MARINE I LLC, TU200001 LLC, TU200001 LLC