The M/V General Irwin, a 385 hp twin-screw towboat, is assigned to provide operations and maintenance support for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River system, which runs through the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and includes support for navigation locks, hydropower, natural resources management, recreation missions, and general fleeting duties.
Built: 2012 by Horizon Shipyards, Bayou La Batre, AL
Length x Breadth x Depth: 58' x 22' x7'
Vertical Clearance: 35'
Displacement: 95 long tons
Max Speed: 10 knots
Main Engines: 2 Caterpillar C12B, 385 hp @1,800 rpm
Generators: 1 Caterpillar C4.4, 44 kW
Accommodations: 3 crew (max)
Original Cost: $4,330,498