Houma Shipbuilding, Houma LA

Most recent update: August 6, 2014.


Houma Shipbuilding Company - not to be confused with Houma Fabricators or Houma Welding - was started in about 1961 and closed, like so many small shipyards, in 1982.  Who started it?  Where was it?  If anyone can answer these questions or add to the table below, please e-mail timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Built Disposition
  287108 Crochet 4 Crochet Towing Towboat 96 1961 Now Sandra Nodurft
  293958 Harvey Runner Harvey Offshore Tug 88 1964 Now Crosby Runner
  297617 Capt. Black   Tug 102 1964 Now NP Sun Disk
  Fullmoon   Tour Boat 169 1965 Now Coiba Explorer II
  503712 Ronda Alvin Marine Tug 189 1966 Active
18 507367 Ivanhoe Gaudet Towing Tug 93 1967 Now G. A. Franklin
  510117 Weeks 456 Weeks Marine Tug 59 1967 Now Emily Cheramie
  510768 Gulf Coast V   Fishing 124 1967 Now Nadia
  511518 U. T. 1   Tug 93 1967 Now John Paul
22 514638 Gaby Lynn Gisclair Gisclair Towing Tug 51 1968 Later Benjamin Bailey, now Hale Boys
  515736 Hico II   Fishing 109 1968 Now Tina Maria
  517598 Miss Laurie   Tug 148 1968 Now Hampton Roads
25 518102 Eliza Lucas   Tug 51 1969 Active
  523039 Nancy Anne Kokosing Const. Tug 73 1969 Active
  527604 Parrison J. Duet Spanier Marine Towboat 106 1970 Later Louise Leyhe, David H, now JB Bloomer
33 528566 Jason Paul C Craft Marine Services Tug 64 1970 Now Big Eddie
  529364 Noema    Arthur-Smith Corp. Towboat 86 1970 Now Rowena
36 531116 Miss Louise Spanier Marine Towboat 92 1971 Now Shell Fueler
37 531761 Miss Jennifer D. & H. Corp. Towboat 96 1971 Now Miss Anne
38 533862 Rodonna Arthur-Smith Corp. Towboat 92 1971 Now Roger K
  534273 Miss Enola   Jefferson Marine Towing Tug 74 1971 Active
  536277 Eddie R Interport Towing Tug 92 1971 Active
41 537182 Cherokee Eagle   Tug 147 1972 Later Aquarius, now Kathleen
  550816 Cardinal III   Tug 41 1972  
  538759 Chemical Express   Tug 199 1972 Now Willamette Champion
43 540164 I. C. Hoskins Arthur-Smith Corp. Towboat 97 1972 Now Appaloosa
44 541973 Harvey Hustler   Guidry Bros. Towboat 68 1972 Now Crosby Hustler
45 543077 Madam Rose   Jefferson Marine Towing Towboat 77 1972 Active
46 544910 Miss Verna Spanier Marine Towboat 96 1972 Later Tako Renegade, now Renegade
  545561 Nancy Gisclair   Gisclair Towing Towboat 69 1973 Active
  547831 Miss Ann Rene   Tug 125 1973 Now Bayou Brave
49 548285 Jefferson    Jefferson Marine Towing Towboat 68 1973 Active
  551691 Miss Denise Velvet Marine Systems Towboat 102 1973 Now Addis
51 554085 Louise Spanier Spanier Marine Towboat 169 1974 Now Waxhaw
53 557119 Luby Guidry Spanier Marine Towboat 169 1974 Now Stone Power
54 559351 Susan Vizier Vizier Towing Tug 75 1974 Now Lady Theo
55 560920 Mr. Kevin   Jefferson Marine Towing Towboat 66 1974 Active
57 566996 Miss Yvette Hallam Marine Towboat 106 1975 Active
58 568166 Annette    Jefferson Marine Towing Towboat 66 1975 Active
59 569107 Delbert, Jr. Pierce Marine Towboat 66 1976 Now Lindberg Crosby
61 569678 Gwendolyn Gwenmor Marine Tug 59 1975 Active
64 575103 Miss Barbara Jefferson Marine Towing Tug 60 1976 Now Pat Cenac
65 580830 Olivia Hebert   Tug 183 1977 Now Gulf Blade
66 585518 Lady Lee   Tug 85 1977 Now Crosby Lady
67 589958 Mitchell Hebert Petchem Tug 131 1978 Now Debora Miller
68 593220 Shelby   Tug 131 1978 Active
69 597514 Al Cenac T. & B. Towing Tug 84 1978 Now Susan Crosby
70 625205 General Lee   Tug 131 1979 Now Crosby General
71 629331 Lady Ora Falgout Marine Tug 88 1980 Later Captain Zeke, now Thomas R Morrish
72 635043 Susie Gambarella G. & B. Marine Tug 94 1981 Now Challenger
73 640219 Todd W. Boudreaux G. & B. Marine Tug 116 1981 Now Delta Sailor
74 643395 Harvey Charger Harvey Offshore Tug 160 1981 Now Crosby Charger
75 652535 Fish Hawk Bering Sea Fisheries Fishing 105 1982 Active
76 650106 Butler J. Naquin   Tug 160 1982 Later Captain Jason, now Mister Jim