Inland Marine Assets in New York Harbor, photographed with Statue of Liberty and World Trade Center

The Inland and Coastal Marine assets shown in Upper New York Harbor, against the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty, were photographed in winter 2020.


The photo-gallery is situated at the end of the text.


Their descriptions as follows:


MV “SARAH D”

Tug / Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


Owner: New York State Marine Highway Transportation LLC

USCG Doc. No.: 566998

Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

IMO Number: 7400510, Call Sign: WCA5274

Ship Builder: Putman Shipbuilding

Year Built: 1975

Hull Number: 21

Hailing Port: Wilmington, DE

Length: 89.8 ft

Hull Depth: 12.1 ft

Hull Breadth: 28.9 ft

Gross Tonnage: 162 GRT

Net Tonnage: 110 NT

Previous Vessel Names: Launch Name was Lauren S. Coppedge Helen D Coppedge

Previous Vessel Owners: White Stack Towing Co., Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corp., Moran Towing Corporation



MV “Atlantic Enterprise”

Tug / Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


Class: ABS (International Load Line / Ocean-going)

Home Port: New York City, NY

Official Number: 570419

MMSI Number: 367313250

IMO Number: 7417240

Call Sign: WDI8007

Shipbuilder: Halter Marine

Year Built: 1976

Length Overall: 135.6 ft. / 41.33 m

Beam Molded Amidships: 40.0 ft. / 12.19 m

Depth Molded to Main Deck: 15.8 ft. / 4.80 m

Draft (Load Line): 22.0 ft. / 6.71 m

Draft (Air): 57.0 ft. / 17.37 m

Wheelhouse Eye Level: 24 ft.

Tonnage (Gross): 198 GRT

Tonnage (Net): 134 NRT

Tonnage (International Gross): 852 IGRT

Tonnage (International Net): 255 INRT

Main Engines: (2) ALCO 6,480 bhp@1,000 rpm (Combined)

Propellers: (2) Stainless Fixed Open 4-Blade

Gears: Lufkin RSQ 4222 5:6:1 Ratio

PERFORMANCE: Bollard Pull: (Uncertified) 73.5 tons



Dump Scow “Witte 4003”

Official Number: 1197244


All Welded Steel Construction, having one end raked (forward/towing end) and one end square.

Class: ABS (Maltese Cross A-1 Barge, International Load Line)

Year Built: 2006

Shipbuilder: Erie Shipbuilding

Length: 240' 0"

Breadth: 54' 0"

Depth: 22' 0"

Tonnage (Gross): 2,395 GRT

Tonnage (Net): 2,395 NRT

Cargo Capacity: 4,000 yd3

Accommodations: Above deck accommodations & sleeping quarters.


Towing Gear: Main Towing Bridle: Sea-Link Towing Plate connected to (2) 60' long legs of 1¾" diameter wire rope and (9) links of 2” stud-link ORQ chain connected with 52 ton SWL double-nut towing safety shackles.


Emergency Towing Hawser: 13" circumference by 600' long with trailing line and buoy with quick release mechanism.


Emergency Anchor: 2,000 lb. steel Danforth-style anchor with 14 links of 1¼” Grade 2 stud anchor chain and 941 ft. of 1" diameter galvanized wire rope. Anchor winch is a McElroy Winch Model 633-9.9HB.



Dump Scow “Witte 4004”

Official Number: 1243706


All Welded Steel Construction, having one end raked (forward/towing end) and one end square.

Class: ABS (Maltese Cross A-1 Barge, International Load Line)

Year Built: 2012

Shipbuilder: Erie Shipbuilding

Length: 240' 0"

Breadth: 54' 0"

Depth: 22' 0"

Tonnage (Gross): 2,395 GRT

Tonnage (Net): 2,395 NRT

Cargo Capacity: 4,000 yd3

Accommodations: Above deck accommodations & sleeping quarters.


Towing Gear: Main Towing Bridle: Sea-Link Towing Plate connected to (2) 60' long legs of 1¾" diameter wire rope and (9) links of 2” stud-link ORQ chain connected with 52 ton SWL double-nut towing safety shackles.


Emergency Towing Hawser: 13" circumference by 600' long with trailing line and buoy with quick release mechanism.


Emergency Anchor: 2,000 lb. steel Danforth-style anchor with 14 links of 1¼” Grade 2 stud anchor chain and 941 ft. of 1" diameter galvanized wire rope. Anchor winch is a McElroy Winch Model 633-9.9HB.



MV “Timothy L Reinauer”

Tug, Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

IMO Number: 7902049, USCG Doc. No.: 609835

Hailing Port: New York, NY

Call Sign: WDB4634

Year Built: 1979

Shipbuilder: McDermott Shipyards Incorporated of Morgan City, Louisiana

Hull Number: 245

Length: 119.4 ft

Hull Depth: 14.6 ft

Hull Breadth: 34 ft

Gross Tonnage: 276 GRT

Net Tonnage: 197 NT

Previous Vessel Names: Ocean Star, Bridget McAllister

Previous Vessel Owners: Sheridan Towing Company Inc., Hess Oil Corp., Sheridan Towing Co Inc., McAllister Towing And Transportation Company Inc, Reinauer Transportation Companies LLC.



MV “Mary Alice”

Tug, Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

IMO Number: 7402738

USCG Doc. No.: 557644

Call Sign: WCX9570

Hailing Port: New York, NY

Ship Builder: Service Machine & Ship (Amelia, Louisiana)

Year Built: 1974

Hull Number: 112

Gross Tonnage: 163 GRT

Net Tonnage: 111 NT

Length: 91.5 ft

Hull Depth: 12.9 ft

Hull Breadth: 26.8 ft

Previous Vessel Names: Launch name was Miss Billee, Gulf Sword

Present Owner: Donjon Marine Company Inc

Previous Vessel Owners: F&S Boat Corp., Newpark Marine Services Inc., Gulf Fleet Marine Corp., Zapata Gulf Marine Inc., TT Boat Corporation.


Powered by two, Caterpillar 3512B-HD diesel engines. With Lufkin RLS 2100 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.45:1. Turning two, 100(in) by 100 (in), fixed pitch, stainless steel, four bladed propellers. For a rated 3,000 horsepower.


Electrical service is provided by two, 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 39,000 gallons of fuel oil, 860 gallons of lube oil, 860 of hydraulic oil, 5,500 gallons of potable water, and 9,277 gallons of ballast.


Towing gear consists of a double drum, INTERcon DD 150, side by side, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,500(ft) of 1.75(in) towing wire on the primary drum. And 3,000(ft) of 1.5(in) towing wire on the second drum.



Tank Barge T/B “Randy King”

Tank Barge, All Welded Steel Construction


United States Coast Guard No: 1273843

Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

Year Built: 2016

Shipbuilder: Southwest Shipbuilding

Hull Number: 9749

Hailing Port: Wilmington, DE

Owner: Kirby Offshore Marine LLC

Length: 286.3 feet / 87.3 meters

Depth: 21.5 feet / 6.6 meters

Breadth: 66 feet / 20.1 meters

Gross Tonnage: 3523 GRT

Net Tonnage: 3523 NT



MV “Discovery Coast”

Tug, Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


IMO Number: 9655406

USCG Doc. No.: 1237998

Shipowner: Dann Marine Towing Company of Chesapeake City, MD.

Call Sign: WDG2458

Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

Hailing Port: Chesapeake City, MD

Year Built: 2012

Ship Builder: Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana

Hull Number: 433

Length: 95.9 ft

Hull Depth: 14.0 ft

Hull Breadth: 34.0 ft

Gross Tonnage: 178 GRT

Net Tonnage: 121 NT

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3512B diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, 79(in) by 76(in), Hung Shen, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in Rice kort nozzles. With triple vane rudders, for a rated 3,000 horsepower.


Electrical service provided by two, Caterpillar C4.4 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 72,000 gallons of fuel oil, 750 gallons of lube oil, 500 gallons of waste oil, and 18,800 gallons of potable water.


Towing equipment consists of a single drum, INTERcon SD175, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,000(ft) of 1.75(in) towing wire. Her hull is outfitted with two Push Knees that stand 25(ft) above the water line. On the bow, she is fitted with two 60 ton, Nabrico push winches.



MV “Robert Burton”

Tug / Towing Vessel, All Welded Steel Construction


IMO Number: 8644369

USCG Doc. No.: 636565

Call Sign: WDC7911

Class: ABS (Coastwise Unrestricted)

Hailing Port: NORFOLK, VA.

Year Built: 1981

Shipbuilder: Service Machine Group Incorporated of Amelia, LA

Hull Number: 138

Length: 68.8 ft

Hull Depth: 9.4 ft

Hull Breadth: 20.1 ft

Gross Tonnage: 127 GRT

Net Tonnage: 86 NT

Main Engines - (2) Cat 3508C 2,000 HP

Generators - (2) 60 KW John Deere

Gears - MG540 Twin Disk; Ratio 6:1

Wheels - 66" x 81" 5 Blade

Towing Gear - 1150' - 8" nylon hawser. Birdles: (2) 1" galvanized cable x 50' long, (2) 1" galvanized cable x 35' long, (2) 1" galvanized cable x 45" long. Hydraulic Capstan; 12,500 lb. line pull. Pushing Winches

Steering - Electric Hydraulic/Two Stations

Previous Vessel Names: Launch Name was Miss Natalie, Dakota, Flossie Gellatly

Present Owners: Norfolk Tug Company

Previous Vessel Owners: Century Marine Inc., Gellatly & Criscione Services Corp.