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MISS BOBBIE
Pictured as: the Crosby Warrior (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Glen Daigrepont

Built in 1974, by Houma Welders Incorporated of DeHoop, Louisiana (hull #39) as the Prudent Candies for Otto Candies Incorporated of Des Allemands, Louisiana.

In 1986, the tug was acquired by the North Bank Towing Company of Berwick, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Bobbie.

In 1988, the tug was acquired by the Seafarer Boat Corporation of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the OPI Miss Bobbie.

In 1995, she was acquired by Tidewater Marine Services Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Gulf Squall.

In 2007, the tug was acquired by Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Crosby Warrior.

In 2016, she was "cold stacked," and scrapped.

She was powered by two, EMD 12-645-E2 diesel engines. With reduction gears at a ratio of 4.12:1. Turning two, 117(in) by 96(in), four bladed, fixed pitch propellers. She was a twin screw tug rated at 2,400 horsepower.

Her electrical service was provided by two, 75kW generator sets. Driven by two, GM 671 engines. The tug's capacities are 72,000 gallons of fuel oil, 1,830 gallons of lube oil, and 10,000 gallons of drill water.

The towing gear consisted of a double drum, Markey towing winch. Outfitted with 1,800(ft) of 2(in) towing wire on each drum.


  • Vessel Name: MISS BOBBIE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 561273
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7367122
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD5479
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 39
  • Ship Builder: HOUMA WELDERS INC
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Length: 98
  • Hull Depth: 11.7
  • Hull Breadth: 29.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 90
  • Net Tonnage: 61
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Prudent Candies, Miss Bobbie, OPI MISS BOBBIE, GULF SQUALL, GULF SQUALL, CROSBY WARRIOR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Otto Candies LLC, North Bank Towing Co., TIDEWATER MARINE INC., SEAFARER BOAT CORPORATION, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC