New York

New York

2017-Present

Tugboat; Paired with Barge Double Skin 509A

New York, docked on the Rouge River, Detroit, MI, 12/11/2020. Isaac Pennock

Specs

Build Information

Year Built: 2017

Builder: St. Johns Shipbuilding Inc., Palatka, FL

Hull #32

Registry: US 1277223

IMO #9820154

Laid Down: —

Launch Date: —

Commissioned: 2017

Paired Barges:

Construction

New York was constructed in 2017 as a tugboat by St. Johns Shipbuilding of Palatka, FL, for Vane Brothers. She was designed by Frank Basile of Entech & Associates, and is the sixth member of the Elizabeth Anne class of tugboats constructed for Vane Brothers.


General Stats

Length Overall [Combined Tug & Barge]: —

Length Overall [Tug]: 94’08”

Breadth: 34′

Depth: 14’03”

Vessel Type: Tugboat

Propellers: 2

Rudders: 2


Engineering Equipment

Original

Engine

Engine Type: Diesel Engine

Engine Manufacturer: CAT, Deerfield, IL

Engine Model: 3516C

Number of Engines: 2

Rated HP: 4200 BHP


History

Lineage

New York – 2017-Present

Owner: Vane Brothers, Baltimore, MD

Operator: Vane Brothers

Flag: United States

Home Port: New York, NY


Her Story

New York was constructed in 2017 by St. Johns Shipbuilding of Palatka, FL, for Vane Brothers of Baltimore, MD. She was constructed as a tugboat to push tank barges for Vane Brothers, and is the sixth member of the Elizabeth Anne class. She was paired with the tank barge Double Skin 509A.

In 2020, New York and Double Skin 509A began operations on the Great Lakes, delivering asphalt from Detroit, MI, to various ports.


Compiled By Brendan Falkowski

Updated on December 10, 2021



Sources

LeLievre, Roger. Know Your Ships 2021. Marine Publishing Co., 2021. Pp. 87.

“New York”. Tugboat Information. N.d. Accessed 10 December 2021. <http://tugboatinformation.com/tug.cfm?id=6268>

Pennock, Isaac. “New York”. Great Lakes Tugs & Workboats. N.d. Accessed 10 December 2021. <https://gltugs.wordpress.com/new-york-2/>