Crumpler's Shipbuilding, Orange TX

Most recent update: May 23, 2018.


Crumpler's Shipbuilding was started by James Otha Crumpler and D. C. Crumpler in 1974.  They stopped building ships in the downturn of the mid-1980s but continued as a repair yard until 2015.  The shipyard was at 1699 Childers Road: see the site from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
  558538 Vidal Brewer Brewer Marine Service Towboat  88 61 1974 Now Capt Ted Bergeron
  565777 Leslie Brewer Brewer Marine Service Towboat  90 61 1975 Later Stud, Valley Sunshine, Charlie Boy, now Sparky
810 565044 Vivian Skelton Horton & Horton Towboat  97 61 1975 Later Razorback, now Alydar
  569565 Bayou Manchac Big B Towing Towboat  91 61 1975 Later Valley Sunrise, now Sir Barton
812 585223 Lady Lou Sun Marine Terminals Towboat  113 61 1977 Now Mark Flynn
813 577517 Helen B   Jefferson Barracks Marine Towboat  135 66 1976 Active
  Alton Zephyr Towboat  1977 NLD
  579612 Gator      Towboat  73 54 1977 NLD
  587704 Brazos Rio Marine Towboat  72 54 1977 Now Rudy T
  591551 Sibley    List & Clark Construction Towboat  87 54 1978 Active
  593903 Sassy Queen B T Marine, Inc. Towboat 39 63 1978 Now Miss Raven
819 599310 San Patricio Buffalo Marine Towboat  87 54 1978 Later Endeavour, now Tommy E
820 603455 Tar Bay Blaha Towing Towboat  87 54 1979 Active
821 605506 Capt. Kenny Bunch Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1979 Later Emily K, now Jeremy
822 607947 Kenneth Dunagin Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1979 Later Samantha, now Capt. York
                 
824 612719 HMS Eagle Houston Marine Services Towboat  87 54 1979 Now San Miguel
  623257 Betty Musgrove Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1980 Now Nathan
826 617811 Wayne Musgrove Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1980 Now Marc
827 625678 Joanne Dunagin Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1980 Later Paris Nicole, Julius W, now Inland Star
  641798 Pedernales    Rio Marine Towboat  180 67 1981 Active
829 626319 W. C. Binion Jr. Binion Marine Service Towboat  178 66 1980 Active
830 628470 Lilla Palmer   E. J. Patterson, Jr. Towboat  87 54 1980 Now Miss Juanita
831 628953 San Tomas   Buffalo Marine Towboat  87 54 1980 Active
832 631547 Larry Musgrove Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1981 Later Marika, now Bayou Couba
833 634805 Russell Granier Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1981 Now Joshua
834 630022 Brazos    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1980 Active
835 644389 Larry Howell Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1981 Later Alabama Express, now Lauren
  646664 Capt. Phil Haas Transload & Transport Towboat  87 54 1982 Now Michael
  652052 Llano Rio Marine Towboat  58 40 1982 Now Shetland
838 640379 J. E. O'Donnell  Binion Marine Service Towboat  178 66 1981 Active
839 632813 Jesse B. Gunstream Jr. Higman Barge Lines Towboat  131 61 1981 Later Mr Carson, now Miss Karli
  659953 Alamo Challenger    Alamo Barge Line Towboat  178 66 1982 Now Challenger
841 636413 Blanco    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1981 Now Capt. James Hoover
842 638865 Concho    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1981 Now Irene E
843 643061 Laredo    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1981 Active
844 651183 Frio    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1982 Now Capt. Skinny
845 653633 Salado    Rio Marine Towboat  87 54 1983 Now Capt Claude
846 664199 Karl G. Andren  Higman Barge Lines Towboat  131 61 1983 Later Five Rivers, now Phyllis E
847 691907 San Carmen   Buffalo Marine Towboat  70 60 1985 Active