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COPASAW
Pictured as: the Delta Buck (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Crosby Marine

Built in 1970, by Big River Shipbuilding Incorporated of Vicksburg, Mississippi (hull #29) as the the Galloway for Tidewater Marine Services Incorporated New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 1994, the tug was acquired by the Monteiro Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Copsaw.

In 1997, she was acquired by Double Eagle Marine Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Proud Eagle.

In 2001, the tug was acquired by the Delta Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Delta Buck.

In 2011, the Delta Towing Company was acquired by Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3406 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 3.5:1. Turning two, 52(in) by 40(in) by 5(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated 1,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 30kW, generator sets. Driven by two, GM 3-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 12,000 gallons of fuel, 55 gallons of lube oil, and 10,000 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of two, Parker LR 250 push winches.


  • Vessel Name: COPASAW
  • USCG Doc. No.: 528928
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 7204148
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC2264
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 29
  • Ship Builder: BIG RIVER SHIPBUILDING INC.
  • Year Built: 1970
  • Length: 64.8
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.5
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 84
  • Net Tonnage: 67
  • Owner:
    CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC
    17771 HIGHWAY 3235 (GALLIANO)
    PO BOX 279
    GOLDEN MEADOW, LA 70357
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    GALLOWAY, COPASAW, PROUD EAGLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Twenty Grand Offshore Inc., Monteiro Towing Co., Double Eagle Marine Inc., DELTA TOWING LLC