LT 643

Registry and Rig Information

Name LT 643
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. ARMY
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 116.14
Width 30.02
Depth 15.10
Gross Tonnage 196.00
Net Tonnage 133.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 307

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change - 1998, 382 gross, 114 net.
History Sold into civilian service, 1973. Re-engined, 1979, with single EMD 16-645-E7, 1,950 hp. Changed to Canadain registry, 1997.

Build Information

Builder Marine Design & Construction Quartermaster Corp.
Place Built Oyster Bay, NY
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source Laffery

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
GAELIC CHALLENGE1990-00-001995-00-00U.S.545830
FRANKIE D.1995-00-001997-00-00U.S.545830
DOUG MCKEIL1997-00-002005-00-00CANADA820322

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Army1943-00-001973-00-00U.S.
Allied Towing Corporation1973-00-001990-00-00U.S.545830
Gaelic Tugboat Company1990-00-001995-00-00U.S.545830
Eagle Marine Towing Company1995-00-001997-00-00U.S.545830
Holly Marine Corporation1997-00-001997-00-00U.S.545830
McKeil Marine, Ltd.1997-00-002005-00-00CANADA820322
Midnight Marine, Ltd.2005-00-00CANADA820322