Double Skin 509A
Tanker; Paired with Tugboat New York
Year Built: 2015
Builder: Conrad Shipyard LLC, Amelia, LA
Registry: US 1258617
Laid Down: —
Launch Date: —
Commissioned: May 29, 2015
Double Skin 509A was constructed in 2015 as a tank barge for Vane Brothers by Conrad Shipyard LLC of Amelia, LA.
Length Overall [Combined Tug & Barge]: —
Length Overall [Barge]: 361′
Loaded Draft: —
Capacity: 55,414 Bbls.
Vessel Type: Tanker; Barge
Number of Cargo Tanks: —
Primary Operations: Liquid Asphalt Trade
Double Skin 509A – 2015-Present
New York – 2017-Present
Owner: Vane Brothers, Baltimore, MD
Operator: Vane Brothers
Flag: United States
Home Port: Baltimore, MD
Double Skin 509A was constructed in 2015 by Conrad Industries of Amelia, LA, as a tank barge for Vane Brothers.
She was paired with the tugboat New York, and in 2020, the pair began service on the Great Lakes, loading asphalt in Detroit, MI, for delivery to other ports.
Compiled By Brendan Falkowski
Updated on December 10, 2021
LeLievre, Roger. Know Your Ships 2021. Marine Publishing Co., 2021. Pp. 87.
Pennock, Isaac. “New York”. Great Lakes Tugs & Workboats. N.d. Accessed 10 December 2021. <https://gltugs.wordpress.com/new-york-2/>