Tug Dory – Carver Companies – Port of Coeymans
Pictured as: the Buchanan 15 (Buchanan Marine) Photo by: Unknown
Built in 1978, by Rayco Shipbuilders and Repair of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #61) as the Margaret C. Barker for Barker Marine Limited of New York, New York.
The tug was eventually acquired by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of of Oak Brook, Illinois. Where she was renamed as the Bruce J. Biemeck.
She was later acquired by Barker Marine Limited of New York, New York. Where she was initially retained her name. Although, she was later renamed as the Dory Barker.
In 2008, Barker Marine Limited was acquired by Buchanan Marine of New Haven, Connecticut. Where she initially retained her name. However, she was later renamed as the Buchanan 15.
She is a twin screw tug rated at 1,600 horsepower.
In 2013, the tug was acquired by Coastal Gulf and Marine Transport of Syossett, New York. Where she was renamed as the Dory.
(Harold E. Tartell)
Vessel Name: DORY BARKER
USCG Doc. No.: 5938430
Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
Call Sign: WDC2496
Hull Material: STEEL
Hull Number: 61
Ship Builder: RAYCO SHIPBUILDERS & REPAIRS
Year Built: 1978
Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
Hull Depth: 7.9
Hull Breadth: 27
Gross Tonnage: 99
Net Tonnage: 67
COASTAL & GULF MARINE TRANSPORT LLC
333 JACKSON AVE STE 9
SYOSSET, NY 11791
Previous Vessel Names:
MARGARET C. BARKER, BRUCE J. BIEMECK, DORY BARKER, BUCHANAN 15, BUCHANAN 15
Previous Vessel Owners:
BARKER MARINE LTD, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN MARINE LP, BUCHANAN MARINE LP