This 44-foot tug is still in use pulling construction barges on Cape Cod and neighboring islands. The Caterpillar D343 Turbo is still running strong. This turbo-diesel Cat burns 10 gallons an hour at a cruising speed of 6.5 knots and towing at 3.5-4 knots it burns 13 gallons per hour. It has two 500 gallon fuel tanks. Diesel Shipbuilding was owned by the Coppedge family for three generations but closed in 1980 in Jacksonville, Florida. It has a 400ft tow line of Dyneema 3-inch with 25' leg bridles. Electronics include a Simrad NSS evo2 GPS and Simrad AP 60 autopilot in 2018. ...