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RACHEL MONIQUE
Pictured as: the Sirius (Tisbury Towing) Photo by: Nate Lopez

Built in 1968, by Autry Dufrene of LaRose, Louisiana as the Rachel Monique for G. and M. Tugs Incorporated of Belle Chasse, Louisiana.

In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Tisbury Towing and Transportation Company of Tisbury, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Sirius.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: RACHEL MONIQUE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 516500
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA2145
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Autry Dufrene
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Length: 55.6
  • Hailing Port: TISBURY, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 6.2
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 64
  • Net Tonnage: 43
  • Owner:
    TISBURY TOWING & TRANSPORTATION INC
    BEACH RD PO BOX 308
    TISBURY, MA 02568
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    RACHEL MONIQUE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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