Patti Industries Has Contract To Build Two 65' Tugs For Cheramie

Patti Industries of Pensacola, Fla., has announced the signing of an agreement with Huey L.

Cheramie Inc. of Galliano, La., for the construction of two 65- by 24- by 9-foot, 1,000-hp Model Bow Tugboats. One vessel will be named the M/V Katie Cheramie, after Huey L. Cheramie's granddaughter, and the second vessel will be named M/V Jule Plaisanc, after operations manager Phillip Plaisanc's daughter. Both vessels are scheduled to be delivered in the spring of 1981.

Huey L. Cheramie Inc. currently owns seven vessels and manages an additional seven vessels operating from Carabelle, Fla., to Brownsville, Texas. Delivery of the M/V Katie Cheramie and the M V Jule Plaisanc will bring the total to 16 vessels flying the Cheramie flag.

Patti Industries Inc. produces steel vessels from 60 feet to 130 feet and is qualified to build any type towboat, tugboat or utility vessel.

Patti's 65-foot tugboats feature transverse and longitudinal framing which produces a smooth deck, side shell, smooth bottom plate and adds longevity to the hull.

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