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T/V Elizabeth Anne


T/V Elizabeth Anne has been a fundamental part of the Training Vessel at Kings Point. The United States Maritime Administration acquired the Elizabeth Anne in 2014.

The Elizabeth Anne is 60' in length with a gross tonnage of 113 Tons. The tug is powered by two Detroit Diesel Engines, rated at 800 horsepower. This power turns two propellers.

The Elizabeth Anne returned home to Kings Point in the Spring of 2021, after receiving a new state of the art electronics package. New Radars, Chart Plotter, AIS, Auto Pilot, and Rudder Indicators has elevated "The Tug" to one of the most efficient and productive training platforms Kings Point Waterfront has to offer.

T/V Elizabeth Anne is stationed inside Kings Point's Hague Basin, on the newly renovated Mallory Pier.


Formally know as the Mr. Wade, the ship was built in 1980 by Turn Ship Limited, located in LaRose, LA. In 1990 she was acquired by the Vane Brothers Co. located in Baltimore, MD. It was she was renamed the Elizabeth Anne.

In 2014, she was removed from service and donated to the Academy.


Chief Mate Derek Schubert utilizes these new features in a newly formed program, Tug Club. Here, Midshipman gain invaluable experience in the operations of towing. Midshipman can gain their towing endorsement, upon graduation, through the program.

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